I was reading something just the other day, and it struck me that the current trend of hyper consumerism is a fairly new one. Just two generations ago frugality and saving were seen as virtues. Our not-too-far-back ancestors (grandparents even) darned socks and mended furniture. They expected home appliances to…
I firmly believe that a collective culture of urban gardening can change the world. Think of the global impact of more people eating food that has not been transported, has not grown in a ploughed field that has been treated with and sprayed with chemicals. We know that our earth…
How it annoys me when a perfectly natrual product is commercialised, and in the process is completely ruined – turned into an empty semblance of what nature intended it to be for the sake of profit, shelf life and aesthetic appeal … and then to add insult to injury the…