Greener Life

Green Hearts 4: Alina, Monate Gallery’s smile that warms up the community in Portland Road

Alina Khama-Nyane welcomes you in the shop with a warm greeting and she's always ready for a good conversation. She's incredibly proud of knowing pretty much all her neighbours in Portland Road, South Norwood. In fact, the day I met her quite a few people smile at her from outside the shop. She is a… Continue reading Green Hearts 4: Alina, Monate Gallery’s smile that warms up the community in Portland Road

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Green Hearts 3: Esther Rees gives voice to local green heroes through her campaign Norwood Collective

We still haven't met Esther Rees face to face. Summer holidays have held that moment but, through the exchange of direct messages on Twitter and emails, you could see her direct and clear personal approach along with her involvement with environment and sustainability. She's passionate about what she does and is also one of the… Continue reading Green Hearts 3: Esther Rees gives voice to local green heroes through her campaign Norwood Collective

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Green Heart 2: Catherine Graham ~mum, gardener and educator~ personifies passion and commitment

The first impression when you meet Catherine is that she is a passionate woman who put her heart and soul into everything she touches. People like Catherine have a very special sensibility and no wonder she is committed to educating all aged persons around her and her gardens.   Let us know your favourite animal,… Continue reading Green Heart 2: Catherine Graham ~mum, gardener and educator~ personifies passion and commitment

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Green Heart 1: Mum from Croydon sells EcoFriendly Party Bags for children to protect the planet while playing

Emmeline Hundleby is a woman who happens to be a mum and also an eco-trader, leading a vegan life and proud to defend the planet on the go. All in one. She is the first of our #GreenHearts, women that are contributing to teaching our children to respect the planet. Could you tell us which… Continue reading Green Heart 1: Mum from Croydon sells EcoFriendly Party Bags for children to protect the planet while playing

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#SummerFamilyChallenges

Energy, water, transport and consumption. Four areas to be focused on when starting a #goinggreen journey. We are a modest family, working class, with a very much limited budget since we grew up to three members. We are not organic food gurús and we are not planning to turn vegan (at the moment, my hubs… Continue reading #SummerFamilyChallenges