Instock restaurants turning surplus food into creative and tasty meals

Zero waste is high on the agenda at Instock, a trio of restaurants in the Netherlands fighting food waste by taking surplus ingredients from local supermarkets and making meals from them. Instock prepares breakfast, brunch, lunch and dinner from food that would otherwise be thrown away by grocers like Albert Heijn and other local producers. The menu at Instock changes regularly since the chefs don’t know what … Continue reading Instock restaurants turning surplus food into creative and tasty meals

The Bee Trail: An app-led walking tour in pursuit of bees in their King’s Cross habitats

Want to learn about bees while exploring some of their new-found habitats in central London? Then check out The Bee Trail, an app-led, interactive walking tour of King’s Cross. The Bee Trail app journeys through one of London’s newest areas where you can see the new forage and habitats that have been created especially. The app, developed by The Honey Club, teaches about bees and their importance, … Continue reading The Bee Trail: An app-led walking tour in pursuit of bees in their King’s Cross habitats

Tarot Guidance for Sunday 22 June 2018: 10 of Cups

Let the good times roll! Happy and prosperous times are here as the energies of the 10 of Cups permeate the day – serving as a reminder that you are attracting that which belong in your life. There’s a focus on relationships of all kinds – the relationship with your self, your body, your health, […] via Tarot Guidance for Sunday 22 June 2018: 10 of … Continue reading Tarot Guidance for Sunday 22 June 2018: 10 of Cups

Eco-conscious couple serve up food waste to guests at their wedding

Food that would have otherwise gone to waste made its way on to the wedding menu of an eco-conscious couple in North of England. The Real Junk Food Project (RJFP) was enlisted to create a menu for the Leeds-based couple Cherie Harris and James Mainwaring’s wedding day, made up entirely of food that outlets would otherwise have discarded. A total of 140 guests enjoyed a menu that included spinach … Continue reading Eco-conscious couple serve up food waste to guests at their wedding

The Great Green Wall: Africa’s solution to help fight climate change

Communities in sub-Saharan Africa to build a “Green Wall” that will contribute to their sustainable future. The $8bn project, known as The Great Green Wall, aims to restore Africa’s degraded landscapes and in the process transform millions of lives in one of the world’s poorest regions, the Sahel. The Sahel continues to suffer from widespread drought, villages have been deserted and the ecosystem is threatened. To … Continue reading The Great Green Wall: Africa’s solution to help fight climate change

Tarot Guidance for Saturday 21 July 2018: 5 of Wands

Tensions abound and challenges arise with the energies of the 5 of Wands. It appears that someone is wanting to do battle with you. As disruptive as these energies appear to be, stand your ground, uphold your position and do not give in, and most importantly maintain your inner peace. You will ride out the […] via Tarot Guidance for Saturday 21 July 2018: 5 of … Continue reading Tarot Guidance for Saturday 21 July 2018: 5 of Wands

Weaver Green’s versatile throws made from recycled plastic bottles

It is the season for being in the great outdoors, so whether you are going on a beach holiday, venturing on a picnic locally or simply just want to spruce up your home, Weaver Green’s Hammam Throws are eco-friendly throws made from recycled plastic bottles. The Hammam Throws come in a variety of pastel colours, and feature a simple diamond pattern and bold white stripe. … Continue reading Weaver Green’s versatile throws made from recycled plastic bottles

Ruislip Lido: Life’s a beach at this magical land in the London ‘burbs

Whenever someone mentions a lido in England, visions of a near-Olympic-sized outdoor swimming pool tends to awaken. But a lido in the suburbs of North-West London is far from what people would imagine or expect a lido to be. Ruislip Lido is actually a 60-acre lake with a sandy beach, albeit artificial, surrounded by woodlands. It also features a railway line – which operates during school holidays … Continue reading Ruislip Lido: Life’s a beach at this magical land in the London ‘burbs

Tarot Guidance for Friday 20 July 2018: 10 of Pentacles

Abundant and prosperous times are evident with the 10 of Pentacles. You are moving into a more positive place as far as your finances are concerned. If money is owed to you or you have repayments to make, rest assured that your financial needs will be met. Abundance and prosperity develops from a growing awareness […] via Tarot Guidance for Friday 20 July 2018: 10 of … Continue reading Tarot Guidance for Friday 20 July 2018: 10 of Pentacles

Rose water: A natural summer hair tonic

Summer sun and heat takes its toll on hair. One natural ingredient that benefits all hair types – whether its dry, normal or oily – is rose water. Add rose water to your summer hair care routine for luscious locks. Minimise dryness and dandruff Rose water also works well on dry and frizzy hair. Rose water can soothe the scalp and moisturise it. Dry scalp … Continue reading Rose water: A natural summer hair tonic