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The Ultimate Guide to Caring for Your Clothes

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Is your favourite knitwear getting bobbly? Got a hole in your jeans or is your favourite shirt slowly losing all its buttons? Or perhaps you're just bored of that jacket that's been sitting in your wardrobe unworn for a few months? Approximately 350,000 tonnes worth of clothes goes into landfill in the UK alone . This could be due to clothes being considered irreparable or no longer loved and therefore simply thrown in the trash. One way to have a more sustainable wardrobe is to look after your clothes as this will increase their longevity. Caring for your clothes includes knowing how to wash them, look after certain types of fabrics and knowing how repair broken items. This may sound daunting at first but do not panic, here's your ultimate guide to caring for your clothes! Washing Our clothes can last much longer if we wash them properly. It's so easy to just stick everything in the wash together and hope for the best. I commit this crime often. White

A Reintroduction

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After a solid 8 years of blogging, I have finally freed myself of the .blogpsot domain. I thought this would be a good time for a reintroduction.  Hi, my name's Amy! I'm 24 years old and I'm currently travelling in New Zealand. Well, I'm technically not travelling right now because the whole country/world is currently in lockdown. I'm a natural red head, something which I used to despise because of all the name calling that came with it but it's now something that I embrace.  I was born in Birmingham which is where I lived until I was 5 before moving close by to Worcestershire for a further 5 years. I then moved up north to Lancashire where I remained until I ventured off to university in Bristol. Because I have lived in quite a few places, my accent is what I describe as neutral and it's hard to place it.  I studied History at UWE in Bristol and I am so glad that I did as it made me really realise that I love history. Whilst in my second yea