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.

Seaspiracy

15 April 2021 Since the documentary Seaspiracy came out last month, it’s become one of the most-watched films on Netflix, and for good reason. The director, Ali Tabrizi, set out to make a film about how incredible our oceans are and ended up uncovering

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Farhana Yamin

31 March 2021 By Helen Recently, I had the pleasure of interviewing Farhana Yamin, the international environmental lawyer credited with getting the term “Net-zero by 2050” into the Paris Climate Agreement. I first encountered Farhana in the summer of 2020 when I took part

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Starting a food movement

15 March 2021 Photo by Filip Urban on Unsplash by Helen I recently became involved with a group of extremely dedicated and motivated people, based primarily in the Scottish Highlands, who have made the bold decision to address the question: “What do we want

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What if…?

28 February 2021 by Helen What if we lived in a time when human imagination flourishes and anything feels possible? This is the question asked and answered in the book From What Is to What If: Unleashing the Power of Imagination to Create the

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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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