For a unique festive family day out the Royal Botanic Gardens at Kew is the perfect place to go over the Christmas period. This year, for the very first time, they will be open after dark.
Throughout your life, there are a number of things you’ll have to throw away. But some of those things can make beautiful additions to your jewelry pieces. In fact, just about anything you can wrap, drill, or string can end up as a jewelry component. Most people are aware that recycling materials can be helpful […]
Tenerife has long been a popular destination for a beach resort vacation. The coastline has been built up with major hotels and smaller beach haciendas. Tenerife contains much unspoiled land and a lot of different ecological zones. In recent years Tenerife has become a hotbed for ecotourism. There are many green activities to take advantage […]
Ecobuild 2014, the world’s leading event for sustainable design, construction, energy and the built environment, is being held from Tuesday 4th to Thursday 6th March next year at the ExCel Exhibition Centre in London.
Exclusive Roots is one of Oxford’s unique gems. Being an African fair trade shop you might expect to find an array of wooden carvings and masks, but as part of its work with the charity Tabeisa it is developing African design and pushing the stereotypes of fair trade. They hold individual handmade accessories that would be great worn […]
World Toilet Day is a annual event marked by WaterAid and other international and civil society organisations all over the world, and takes place on 19 November. It was first established in 2001 to help raise awareness of the lack of sanitation facing 2.5 billion people: 40% of the worlds population – That’s almost half the world’s population! […]
Make It and Mend It is the brain child of four women – Clare Flynn, Clare O’Brien, Hilary Bruffell and Anne Caborn, whose aim when they started their first website back in 2009 was to grow a community that was keen to share ideas and inspiration
Apple pressing seems to have become more popular recently around the UK. Making juice from your own apples is a great idea and there are several community apple pressing projects that can assist you.
Its “I love amazon week“. This does not mean that for one week and one week only we will show our love and support towards the Amazon. No, this means that as from the 21st of October we need to unite in order to save the oldest and dearest of Mother Nature’s resources. I attended the […]
The National Trust is supporting Project Wild Thing, a campaign initiated by filmmaker David Bond to try and get children to reconnect with the outdoors.