Apple Day: Celebrating the British harvest and local communities

Apple Day celebrations, reflecting the rich heritage of the British harvest and local communities, takes place across the country this weekend. Apple Day was launched in 1990 by Common Ground, to create a calendar custom, an autumn holiday. Although the charity and lobby group, Common Ground, have designated this year’s Apple Day on 21 October, the actual date varies between venues. Common Ground say: “From the start, … Continue reading Apple Day: Celebrating the British harvest and local communities

Crowded Cities: Startup invents device that trains crows to help rid city streets of cigarette litter

Dutch startup Crowded Cities is developing a device that trains crows to collect discarded cigarettes in a bid to rid city streets of cigarette pollution. In exchange, the crows receive food by way of peanuts. Cigarettes are the most littered item on earth. Worldwide about 4.5 trillion cigarettes are littered each year. With 98% of cigarette filters made of plastic fibers (cellulose acetate), the plastic inside cigarette … Continue reading Crowded Cities: Startup invents device that trains crows to help rid city streets of cigarette litter

Tarot Guidance for Friday 20 October 2017: King of Wands — Rosalind Medea

Energy, enthusiasm and confidence strides through your day today enabling you to handle anything that comes your way and complete tasks. You are aware that you are self-sufficient and have all that you require in life – your inner being – to make whatever you desire in life so. Tarot Image: © Dmorte Rosalind Medea […] via Tarot Guidance for Friday 20 October 2017: King of … Continue reading Tarot Guidance for Friday 20 October 2017: King of Wands — Rosalind Medea

Green Light New Orleans: Making homes energy efficient and self-sufficient

Green Light New Orleans has been instrumental in engaging residents of the city in sustainable practices for over than 10 years. A dedicated team of volunteers have installed free energy efficient light bulbs, rain barrels and backyard vegetable gardens in homes across the city. The scheme offers New Orleans residents tools that can save money on recurring costs and reduce their own carbon footprint. Green Light … Continue reading Green Light New Orleans: Making homes energy efficient and self-sufficient

Tiny Healthy Homes: Off-grid living in an all-natural tiny house

Tiny Healthy Homes custom design and build tiny houses from all natural products including non-toxic, low electromagnetic frequency, repurposed and salvaged materials. Most recently, the tiny home builds company, led by builder Ben Garratt, created an eco-friendly tiny home, with an exterior made entirely from cedar, for a family of four on Vancouver Island, Canada. Using all natural and non-toxic materials throughout with high-end appliances and finishes, … Continue reading Tiny Healthy Homes: Off-grid living in an all-natural tiny house

Tarot Guidance for Thursday 19 October 2017: The Emperor — Rosalind Medea

Success is in your sights as The Emperor puts in a showing to remind you of that today. Something that you have been putting your desire, will and focus in to may be manifesting into your life. There are signs, no matter how “big” or “small” they are. Be aware of your power to create […] via Tarot Guidance for Thursday 19 October 2017: The Emperor … Continue reading Tarot Guidance for Thursday 19 October 2017: The Emperor — Rosalind Medea

AIR: Docu-drama examines impact and dangers of air quality

AIR is a short film which highlights the impact and dangers of the UK’s air quality in the UK. Shot in a docu-drama style, AIR features interviews with experts on air pollution and emissions, cut with footage of Londoners travelling to work and school by various modes of transport. The documentary, the first in a series by Lark Rise Pictures, aims to show the truth about air quality … Continue reading AIR: Docu-drama examines impact and dangers of air quality

The Orchard Project: Making fruit trees within easy reach of every city and town

The Orchard Project are making it possible that every home across England and Scotland is within easy-reach of a community-run orchard, with apples and pears just some of the fruit for ripe pickings. The charity works closely with community groups in cities and towns across England and Scotland, helping them to design and create new orchards that will last for decades to come. Through creating locally-led … Continue reading The Orchard Project: Making fruit trees within easy reach of every city and town

Tarot Guidance for Wednesday 18 October 2017: The Magician — Rosalind Medea

A true awareness of the magician that exists within you may become apparent today. As you become aware that your thoughts create your world and the world around you, that knowing inspires you to take charge of your life and to ensure that you do not waiver from your true desires. A mindful approach to […] via Tarot Guidance for Wednesday 18 October 2017: The Magician … Continue reading Tarot Guidance for Wednesday 18 October 2017: The Magician — Rosalind Medea

London Wildlife Trust: Helping residents to connect with and participate in nature

London Wildlife Trust has been instrumental in getting the capital’s diverse communities to connect with nature as well as their neighbours. Dedicated to protecting the capital’s wildlife and wild spaces, the wildlife charity runs over 40 nature reserves in the city including Camley Street Natural Park, Sydenham Hill Wood, Woodberry Wetlands and Walthamstow Wetlands. London Wildlife Trust resonates for Londoners on so many levels. In addition … Continue reading London Wildlife Trust: Helping residents to connect with and participate in nature