Rudha Glas Blog

A journey to living a greener life

We are an eco-friendly B&B operating on the following principles:

  • offering food which is organic, fair trade and cruelty-free
  • striving to produce our energy from renewable sources
  • encouraging connection with nature and with the self.

This blog shows some of the things we do, or have done, to live a more eco-friendly life.

Internet carbon footprint

15 February 2021 Image credit: wallpaperflare.com by Helen When we bought our house in the summer of 2018, the island of Great Bernera was one of the few places in the UK which didn’t have cable internet connection. We made the decision to buy

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Our living room

31 January 2021 Since we moved into our house in May 2019, we’ve been more or less renovating non-stop. We started with the rooms necessary to enable us to open the B&B, then we moved on to “less urgent” rooms. Our living room falls

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AudaciousNess

15 January 2021 We have some very exciting news! Helen, together with her friend Maribel, has launched a new podcast. It’s called AudaciousNess and its purpose is to showcase individuals who have set themselves bold, audacious goals, for example, giving up a corporate lifestyle

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An Ode to New Year’s Fireworks

31 December 2020 On this final day of the extraordinary year that was 2020, we’d like to share a poem that Helen penned about New Year’s fireworks. Wishing you a Happy New Year and a green and sustainable 2021! Helen & Rudi x

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Christmas decorations

15 December 2020 (Image credit: Dirk Vorderstraße CC BY 2.0) A very popular custom in Germany is the lighting of candles in an Advent wreath on the four Sundays leading up to Christmas. The concept of the Advent wreath originated among Lutherans in the

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Slow fashion

30 November 2020 by Helen On 1st December 2006 we were married in the Town Hall in Ingolstadt, Bavaria. As a native Bavarian, Rudi wore traditional costume, which included Lederhosen, a Charivari and a loden jacket. I also went for the traditional look and

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