Author Archives: Shea

Fashion Revolution Week – the most perfect time for a #haulternative

“Clothes aren’t¬†going¬†to¬†change¬†the¬†world. The¬†women¬†who¬†wear¬†them¬†will”. Anne Klein¬†   It’s Fashion Revolution Week and this year I would like to¬†share¬†a selection of ‘2hand’ outfits in support of their ‘#haulternative’ campaign. An¬†initiative designed to start conversations around fun,¬†practical¬†and environmentally friendly¬†alternatives to¬†buying new, when your wardrobe needs refreshing.

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Earth Hour At The Ritz, Enjoying A Blind Dinner In The Dark

“How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.” Anne Frank   Enjoying a blind dinner on the beach is what initially attracted my attention, closely followed by the intrigue of a secret menu prepared with energy saving methods and organic ingredients.¬†A table for two under the … Continue reading »

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Local UAE School Shares How To Hold a Successful Beach Clean Up

‚ÄúDo Something Now. If not you, who? If not here, where? If not now, when?‚ÄĚ — Theodore Roosevelt —   When a school¬†community realise the tide is constantly delivering a large quantity of plastic pollution to their end of the ocean channel they organise not just one, but two successful Beach Clean Ups.¬†Their primary focus … Continue reading »

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A Fun Family Experience Not To Be Missed When Visiting Dubai

“A ship in the harbour is safe, but that’s not what ships are built for.” John Shedd   Friday, the first day of the weekend here in the UAE and the perfect opportunity¬†to explore Dubai Creek and the area affectionately known as Old Dubai. Spending our downtime on the water, while experiencing a new-to-us pocket … Continue reading »

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Mindful Purchasing Made Easy: Interview With The Green Hub

¬† “I know some of you may be confused with the ‚Äúeco‚ÄĚ lingo, but remember this: there is no one-size-fits-all green lifestyle. It‚Äôs all about progress, not perfection”. Kira Simpson: The Green Hub   Imagine discovering a central place that connects conscientious consumers to ethical, fair-trade companies and gifted artisans. A marketplace which provides convenient, … Continue reading »

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Thrills & Spills In Val Thorens: Family Christmas In The Snow

‚ÄúI am not a product of my circumstances. I am a product of my decisions.‚ÄĚ Stephen Covey Let‚Äôs talk snow, picturesque views, cosy French Chalets (complete with your very own Host) and a ‚ÄėWhite‚Äô Family Christmas in Val Thorens. A ski resort nestled within the award winning 3 Vallee‚Äôs and proudly situated at 2300m – … Continue reading »

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