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Living Self-Sufficiently: What Green Habits Will You Adopt?

Living self-sufficiently – World events have forced many of us to start taking sustainability seriously. The looming threats of further lockdowns and future pandemics. The (UK) government’s lack of action and funding on climate change – in fact, recent parliamentary actions are actively reducing food safety and security when we […]

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We Need To Talk About Micro-Enterprise

  Larger businesses may be the backbone of the UK economy. But small and micro-enterprise are the tendons, blood vessels, muscles, joints and nerve endings that glue it all together. In my 20+ years of experience, successive governments of various colours, have dismissed, undervalued, underestimated and ignored micro businesses. We […]

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Passion Projects #8: Pearls of Wisdom with Jan Para

    Retiring quietly and retreating into the shadows was never going to be an option for the next passion-driven entrepreneur I’m featuring in the Passion Project series. When Jan Para started The Rocks Collection, it was a way to see more of the world with her new found freedom from […]

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A Little Adventure Into Shifting Perspectives

    A convex mirror as a lens into the past.     The tiny yellow sports cars, speeding its passengers into the future. A cow-hide rug, gentle beneath my toes, a spiral of grey twisting around a central eye – like the view of a hurricane from space. And […]

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A Little Adventure into Decluttering

  By no means am I a hoarder, but as I write this, I’m looking around the piles of ‘stuff’ on the table. I’m a relatively tidy person, and once a month I have a good tidy up for the cleaner! I pay someone to clean the house and want […]