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Charity begins at home - with a pair of knitting needles or crochet hook

Knitting and crocheting are no longer just for the blue rinse set. These crafts are enjoying a renaissance across all age groups and are being used to help others and to create cheerful and creative temporary art installations. 1,015 more words


The long-promised fuel poverty strategy for England

At last, the Government has produced the fuel poverty strategy paper it promised in December. It falls rather short of what we hoped for.

Age UK

Doubt Your Doubts!

I can’t do this. I can’t. I tried but they stopped me and I just can’t face trying again. What’s the point of trying anyway, I will only get rejected again. 552 more words

Health & Wellbeing

Why otters are happy creatures

Apparently, 50% of our happiness level is predetermined. Set in stone. From birth. That’s how powerful our genes are. But here’s the surprising bit: Only… 156 more words


Overfed and Undernourished

I have wanted to write this blog for a while now. Since watching Jason Vale’s documentary “Super Juice Me” (twice!) [1], I have been completely open to understanding that we need to increase nutrients and decrease toxicity in order to drastically improve our health. 746 more words

Health & Wellbeing

Buckwheat Pancakes!

I love pancakes. I do. I really REALLY do.

So when I cut out wheat and gluten from my diet, I’ll admit I was a little sad. 161 more words