Category: Letter from the Editor

The US Women’s Soccer Team Wins the 2019 World Cup – and Fuels Equal Pay Discussions

The US Women’s Soccer Team Wins the 2019 World Cup – and Fuels Equal Pay Discussions

Note: This letter was originally published in our weekly newsletter and is being republished here. Hey guys, How good was the women’s World Cup grand finals match? Congrats to the US women’s national soccer team on their win and the crowd chanting for equal pay at the end really got me inspired about the future of female sport and gender equality, so...

Will You Be Taking On the Plastic Free July Challenge?

Will You Be Taking On the Plastic Free July Challenge?

Note: This letter was originally published in our weekly newsletter and is being republished here. Hey guys, Plastic Free July is almost here and if you’re considering undertaking the challenge (encourage your family, friends and work colleagues to do it with you!) we’ve prepared a heap of posts on this subject matter to help you complete the plastic-free challenge successfully. Check out these articles...

Celebrating Wins and Setting Strategy to Achieve 2019 Goals

Celebrating Wins and Setting Strategy to Achieve 2019 Goals

Note: This letter was originally published in our weekly newsletter and is being republished here. Hey guys, Anyone else scratching their heads wondering where the year went? I felt like I was nowhere near accomplishing any of the goals I set for myself, but then upon reflection, I realised these emotions were misguided. A LOT has happened in the...

It’s OK to Have Some Time Out

It’s OK to Have Some Time Out

Note: This letter was originally published in our weekly newsletter and is being republished here. Hey guys, This newsletter arrives in your inbox later than usual because it was my birthday the other day and my partner and I decided to escape to the coast mid-week to celebrate. It was much needed as Ben and...

World Environment Day 2019

World Environment Day 2019

Note: This letter was originally published in our weekly newsletter and is being republished here. Hey guys, Happy World Environment Day! This year’s theme is #BeatAirPollutionsomething that’s been on my mind since travelling to the Motherland of the Philippines earlier this year and feeling dizzy and getting many headaches from exposure to vehicle fumes whilst walking around in Manila. I would later...

Mixed Feelings About Australia’s Climate Change Election

Mixed Feelings About Australia’s Climate Change Election

Note: This letter was originally published in our weekly newsletter and is being republished here. Hey guys, Emotions were running high on Saturday night. I was excited for what was to come and as the hours rolled on, watching the live election count, the excitement turned to horror realising that we were having our very own Trump moment. I had purchased...

Making Each Day Count

Making Each Day Count

Note: This letter was originally published in our weekly newsletter and is being republished here. Hey guys, I read recently that we live an average of just over 27,000 days and it reminded me again of life’s value and relative shortness. I am no stranger to confronting mortality. I’ve experienced grief many times over the course of my life.  My...

No Business Like Australian Election Business

No Business Like Australian Election Business

Note: This letter was originally published in our weekly newsletter and is being republished here. Hey guys, (*I’m going to get political here because the Australian election is on May 18 and with Australia’s level of media ownership concentration being one of the highest in the world (utterly ridiculous) I want my viewpoints to be publicised for balance lol!*)...

Ecopreneur Life

Ecopreneur Life

Note: This letter was originally published in our weekly newsletter and is being republished here. Hey guys, I’m now back at the farm after travelling to speak at the Eko Mindful Boss Ladies hosted by my dear friend, model and pioneering eco fashion entrepreneur Emily Kate Symes at her gorgeous rental and consignment retail space in Sydney. I thoroughly loved the small...

Fashion Revolution Week

Fashion Revolution Week

Note: This letter was originally published in our weekly newsletter and is being republished here. Hey guys, Happy belated Earth Day for yesterday! Let’s get real though, every day is Earth Day for us eco nerds lol!  Now this week is also ethical fashion’s biggest week, Fashion Revolution Week. This year we commemorate the 6th anniversary of the Rana Plaza tragedy in Bangladesh where more than 1,100...

Homo Economicus (Economic Man)

Homo Economicus (Economic Man)

Note: This letter was originally published in our weekly newsletter and is being republished here. Hey guys, The Australian election is just around the corner and I’ve got my head buried in political news, planning the editorial calendar and analysing media bias and fact distortion. Since the LNP (Australia’s version of the Republican Party and who is in control of...