Peace Parks

Ubuntu. I love this philosophy, a gift from many African traditions – that we share this experience of humanity as a collective. It comes with a wonderful sense of connection and belonging to others, but it also implies a great sense of responsibility for how we treat...

Slow Fashion

Could the end of Fast Fashion be approaching? Let’s hope so.  The ugly side of the fashion industry in terms of social and environmental impact is certainly being more widely reported than ever before. This blog post from Oxfam is a good place to start with for our...

Living in the City

18th of March is Global Recycling Day. At first look one could be cynical and think shouldn’t every day be recycling day? Also, as there doesn’t seem to be a universal “language” of recycling isn’t it difficult to get behind the idea of global recycling? Putting...

Educating Girls

Warning: this post contains material covering the topic of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) that may cause distress and discomfort to sensitive readers. Educating women and girls is one of the top ten solutions to climate change, according to Project Drawdown: the most...