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Crazy For Coconuts

I started using coconut oil in the beginning of the year as a first step towards a clean and non-toxic beauty regimen. I had been reading all about it’s benefits ranging from flavoring your coffee to conditioning your hair, but it wasn’t until I found myself ready to drop my… 477 more words

Book Club - Naked Fashion

Ok ok I know I know… It’s been more than 2 months since my last book club post. To be honest, I’ve not necessarily read anything to write home about! 207 more words


Seven Steps to Sustainable Living.

Ok, so reading this won’t turn you into an off-grid permaculturalist, but I hope it will give those, still unwavering slaves to major brands, some simple steps to going a little greener. 1,230 more words

Green Dreams

Never too young to be a world-changer

Preparing for the arrival of a baby can be overwhelming…and that’s before I add my commitment to social justice into the mix.  As I begin to come to terms with the idea that there will soon be another little person in our home, I have started to think about ways to approach motherhood that are beneficial not just for my growing family but the wider world too. 640 more words


Jewellery Store and Cafe

The retail space aims to educate the community on cultural development and cultural awareness.  It aims to do this through the  selling of  South American jewellery as well as a café section that focuses on selling only fair trade products, both jewellery and coffee that is largely distributed from South American small communities.  130 more words

Interior Design Projects

Clipper - Red Sky At Night Tea

What a lovely scene the name of this tea conjures up. I actually did drink this tea when the sky was red and pink after the sun had set. 355 more words

Tea Corner

Dilmah’s Ethical Tea Society

I have just spent a fascinating morning researching Dilmah teas… after years in Fairtrade, setting up the Equal Exchange and cafedirect brand and tea supply chains, visiting Indian and Sri Lankan tea farms, I wondered what was behind Dilmah’s brand position ‘ethically produced tea packed at origin’. 1,561 more words