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Guilt-Free Hedonist

Guilt-Free Hedonist

In this Tyee series, we’re on a quest for ethical indulgences, and are looking for examples of food, shelter, clothing and transportation.

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In This Series

Jonesin' for a Ride?

Jonesin' for a Ride?

Cruiser culture is about 'little kid fun'.

Jennifer Selk / 8 Mar 2006


Scallops, Uslurping the Oyster?

Scallops, Uslurping the Oyster?

Smart aquaculture solutions are soaring.

Heather Ramsay / 15 Mar 2006


In Search of Ethical Gladrags

In Search of Ethical Gladrags

Is a locally manufactured wardrobe possible?

Vanessa Richmond / 17 Mar 2006


My Search for a Sport that Actually Is Pretty Fun

My Search for a Sport that Actually Is Pretty Fun

Including Radminton, rocker soccer and nude swim at the public pool.

Elaine Corden / 22 Mar 2006


The Thrill of Thrift Hunting

An antidote to silly, feckless fashion?

Dorothy Woodend / 31 Mar 2006


The Dirt on Organic Wines

The Dirt on Organic Wines

Are they vegetarian or vegan? And more fine distinctions.

Bill Tieleman / 10 Apr 2006


Couchsurfing 101

Couchsurfing 101

Exploring the social capital of the world's living room furniture.

Enid Godtree / 21 Apr 2006


'The Soul of Cloth'

'The Soul of Cloth'

Bamboo fabric and other alternatives to toxic fashion.

Vanessa Richmond / 26 Apr 2006


The Human Race

The Human Race

Running together at dawn, chasing small ecstasies.

Dorothy Woodend / 5 May 2006


Clothes Make the Me

So who's making my personal statement fashion?

Dorothy Woodend / 10 May 2006


Lure of the Urban Veggie Garden

Lure of the Urban Veggie Garden

Digging for love, money, fame and sex appeal.

Bryan Zandberg / 19 May 2006


My Life as Ethical Test Driver

My Life as Ethical Test Driver

I tried everything from electric bikes to the trendy Prius.

Allison Cross / 24 May 2006


The Joy of ZZZZZZZZ…

The Joy of ZZZZZZZZ…

In praise of sleep, my chief luxury.

Steve Burgess / 7 Jun 2006


Losing My Veginity

Losing My Veginity

Why I'm putting out for local seafood.

Trish Kelly / 15 Aug 2006


Confessions of a Mad Decorator

Confessions of a Mad Decorator

In search of recycled heaven.

Shannon Rupp / 1 Sep 2006


Ethics to a Tee

Ethics to a Tee

Slogan shirts are best way to get stuff off my chest.

Miranda Post / 7 Sep 2006


Green Jeans

Green Jeans

Organic denim zips into a new market niche.

Vanessa Richmond / 18 Sep 2006


Stalking the Perfect Coat

Stalking the Perfect Coat

It's cold! Time to bundle up with an old friend.

Dorothy Woodend / 15 Nov 2006


No-Dust Giving

No-Dust Giving

This competition is about creativity, not consumption. Game On.

Shannon Rupp / 12 Dec 2006


My Knotty Problem with Wood

My Knotty Problem with Wood

I've hugged trees. But I also wanted a beautiful wooden house.

Heather Ramsay / 16 Jan 2007


My Quest for an Indie Wedding

My Quest for an Indie Wedding

I'm walking off the beaten aisle.

Jenn Farrell / 21 Mar 2007


Gaming's New Boarders

Gaming's New Boarders

Why board games are scoring video's players.

Joseph Liau / 14 Jun 2007


Nosh 'n' Ride: New Craze?

Nosh 'n' Ride: New Craze?

Tour de Blintz gives fresh meaning to the food cycle.

Shannon Rupp / 16 Aug 2007


Now's No Time for Bad Coffee!

Now's No Time for Bad Coffee!

A barista's guide to cost-effective caffeinated comfort in a cup.

Sarah Buchanan / 20 Feb 2009