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Twas A Week Before Christmas

Twas a week before Christmas, and I finally got smart, for this year was different, I got a head start! On cards and shopping, parties and decorating, for no good comes from procrastinating! 419 more words


Art Project Idea

You would give people you know really tacky or useless gifts for the holidays. The catch would be that each gift has a small tracker on it, which would allow you to trace the geographical path of these unwanted knick-knacks as they are re-gifted, donated, or thrown in the trash. 62 more words


XMAS meaning?

This post could be entitled “The meaning of Xmas”, “”What does Xmas mean?”, or “What Xmas means to me”, but I thought the open title followed by a question mark was much more appropriate. 362 more words

Design for Social Change



“The State of Consumption Today.” Worldwatch Institute. Accessed December 17, 2014, http://www.worldwatch.org/node/810.

A Night with a Magician

The Marina in Limassol is a beautiful place to eat out, admire yachts (possibly even purchase one if you have sufficient funds to do so) and cherish what was always my favourite time of the day in Cyprus. 711 more words

Every Day Life

10 reasons why the future will be less materialistic

This week I’m reading a new book by James Wallman, called Stuffocation, in which he argues that there is a cultural shift away from materialism underway. 611 more words


Peer to Peer Economics

Consider the following two articles about some growing disruptive trends, which we should all be at least slightly familiar with in our everyday lives;

We must unleash the sharing economy to help drive living standards… 76 more words

Monetary System