Seabin: Floating trash can helps to tackle ocean waste

Australian surfers have created the Seabin, a floating trash can-like device that siphons and captures floating debris, to help tackle ocean waste. The floating trash can, which can be installed in marinas, ports and yacht clubs, filters litter from the water. It is designed for sheltered bodies of water, where pollution is rampant and winds and currents move debris around. The Seabin prototype, which has been fully funded on Indiegogo, … Continue reading Seabin: Floating trash can helps to tackle ocean waste

Hackney Herbal: Showing people how how to incorporate herbs into their lifestyles

Herbs are an effective and easy way of managing and maintaining one’s health, and now social enterprise, Hackney Herbal, is making knowledge of herbs and its uses accessible to all. Committed to providing opportunities for local people to interact with herbs and each other in a social way, Hackney Herbal organise free community workshops and events, as well as a variety of herb-related activities promoting … Continue reading Hackney Herbal: Showing people how how to incorporate herbs into their lifestyles

Tarot Guidance for Wednesday 20 September 2017: The Moon — Rosalind Medea

Any meditation work that you do today is going to take you into the depths of the subconscious. It may appear like excavation work is being undertaken. You may come face-to-face with fears, as concerns from the past come to the surface. It is these fears that have been blocking your ability to view your “past” […] via Tarot Guidance for Wednesday 20 September 2017: The … Continue reading Tarot Guidance for Wednesday 20 September 2017: The Moon — Rosalind Medea

Sustainable Stays: Sahara Safari Camp, Morocco

Sahara Safari Camp, bounded by the Moroccan Sahara Desert, is a luxury tented wilderness camp where desert enthusiasts can experience varied landscapes – from palm-filled oases, vast sand dunes, fortified mud-built villages, ancient lake-beds through to star-filled dark skies. Located in the Draa Valley region, near Zagora and Tagounite in Southern Morocco, the Sahara Safari Camp offers travellers the chance to experience the Sahara in comfort and style – think tents … Continue reading Sustainable Stays: Sahara Safari Camp, Morocco

Tarot Guidance for Tuesday 19 September 2017: Queen of Cups — Rosalind Medea

The desire to acquire your own tarot or oracle deck or any other form of divination tool may be that strong today, as you develop your psychic abilities. Known for her impeccable extrasensory perception, the Queen of Cups comes as a reminder for you to master what is inherently your innate abilities. While a divination […] via Tarot Guidance for Tuesday 19 September 2017: Queen of … Continue reading Tarot Guidance for Tuesday 19 September 2017: Queen of Cups — Rosalind Medea

Recipe: Spinach & Ricotta Rolls

Spinach and ricotta rolls are an ideal food for a light lunchtime meal, party food or as a snack, enjoyed by both vegetarians and non-vegetarians. This recipe for spinach and ricotta rolls uses shop bought puff pastry sheets, as well as spinach, ricotta, nutmeg, salt and pepper. The spinach used in this recipe is frozen spinach, which often works better than fresh spinach when cooking … Continue reading Recipe: Spinach & Ricotta Rolls

Gentlewasher: A sustainable and timesaving washing device

Gentlewasher, a washing machine that runs without electricity, has become a household reality. Heralded as the most sustainable washing device in the world, Gentlewasher is a portable device, at just 24 lbs (11 kg), suited for medium and small loads of delicate clothes. Gentlewasher, developed by startup Monono, has been designed to make washing fast, easy, sustainable and hassle-free. The hand-operated washing machine takes just five minutes for a 6 … Continue reading Gentlewasher: A sustainable and timesaving washing device

Tarot Guidance for Monday 18 September 2017: The Emperor — Rosalind Medea

You know you CAN make whatever your heart desires happen for you. The Emperor emerges today to remind you that if you want something, you have to put your will, desire and intent into it. You are the creator of your own life. Visualise exactly what you want in life. Be aware that by visualising […] via Tarot Guidance for Monday 18 September 2017: The Emperor … Continue reading Tarot Guidance for Monday 18 September 2017: The Emperor — Rosalind Medea

Live the Game: Capoeira as a force for social change among at-risk young people

Live the Game is a short documentary showing how capoeira, the Afro-Brazilian martial art, is being used as an agent for social change among at-risk young people in Cleveland, Ohio. The documentary follows the lives of Anthony Santo Domingo, capoeira instructor, and student Demetri Tye. Live the Game speaks to their difficult upbringings and how studying capoeira helped them to overcome a lifetime of social … Continue reading Live the Game: Capoeira as a force for social change among at-risk young people

Recipe: Chocolate Orange Energy Balls

Chocolate and orange is a great combination, and works particularly well in protein energy balls for a sweet, healthy treat. This recipe for chocolate orange energy balls uses the zest of one orange, a handful of raisins, cashew nuts, cocoa powder and coconut oil to create these delicious chocolate orange-style truffles. Rosa Medea is Life & Soul Magazine’s Chief. She is a writer who specialises … Continue reading Recipe: Chocolate Orange Energy Balls