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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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How To Make Your Own Succulent Terrarium in 5 Easy Steps

“What I stand for is what I stand on” Wendell Berry A Terrarium is an ‚Äėon trend‚Äô ecosystem and the perfect way to add a touch of green to a little corner of your home. Choosing to feature succulents and cacti is perfect for us ‚Äėdesert dwellers‚Äô, as these plants require little water to grow. … Continue reading »

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Masdar City Sustainability Festival

It Starts With You Masdar City   Last weekend the residents of Abu Dhabi were invited to¬†Masdar City, one of the world‚Äôs most sustainable eco-cities, as the doors opened for its annual two day sustainability street festival. The free family festival, is organised with the intention to provide a fun range of interactive activities, street … Continue reading »

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#DIY – It’s a (Bees Wax) Wrap

Worry LESS ¬†Smile¬†MORE unknown   From the minute Lee Delaney began her demonstration at the recent Less is More Festival my focus was to gather all the information together to share with you. Fun, quirky and once you have your equipment together, all done in under 15 minutes. Awesome! Bees Wax Wraps keep food fresh, … Continue reading »

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Old School Problem Solving

The stark truth that few ever grasp is that to have more we must do and consume less Brendon Burchard   As parents we are conscious of encouraging an awareness (with our impressionable children) of how our actions impact our immediate and global environment. Our Family has regular conversations around environmentally friendly values, behaviours and … Continue reading »

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5 Regular Acts of Kindness – Good For The Planet and Good For You!

Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It’s not. Dr Seuss – The Lorax   Whose lifelong plan includes participating in the many recreational opportunities this natural playground (see images above) has to offer? Mine does so, by showing Regular Acts of kindness, I am taking responsibility … Continue reading »

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