There are so many great reasons to having plants in your home, not only do they look incredible and can transform a space from feeling drab to feeling lived in, they also offer some amazing health benefits.This handy guide will give you some pointers on not only how to care for each plant, but also how they can help you live your best, healthy life.
A conversation with Jess Stephens: On being a culture vulture, following the flow to serendipity and remaining curious after moving to Morocco.
Chatting to Jess about moving to Morocco, setting up an Artisan tour centred around the craft itself and discussing the changes taking place inside the walls of the cities in and around Fez. An excerpt from Jess: “It gave me great opportunity to roam around without any agenda, around the medina streets, learning my greetings in Moroccan Arabic at the same time. It was my opportunity to ‘open the doors’, which I have to say, were already open. People are very welcoming. As a practitioner myself, it was always the craft making that I was interested in. Pulling back the curtain you were able to see the process was phenomenal”
Morocco is rich in culture, with a vast countryside, scorching deserts, bustling cities and breezy coastal fishing villages, so if you're travelling around it's vital you pack for the differing climates. Depending on the time of year you travel it's also important to note it can get chilly in the evenings through winter and into spring, therefore some layering pieces are also a must.
Fairtrade fortnight runs from 21st February to 6th March, this years' focus is on standing with farmers to seek climate justice, and the impact of climate change on Fairtrade farmers and producers around the world. You can get involved by joining the global community for a free festival of online events that will educate and inspire us to choose the world we want to see. If you have missed out on any of the great talks and presentations they have held, it is all accessible on demand at: www.fairtrade.org.uk/choose-the-world-you-want/on-demand Fairtrade fortnight is the perfect opportunity for me to share some of my favourite sustainable, fair trade businesses that are doing their bit to improve our world for the better. Check...
Being completely honest, as much as I love my home to have everything in its place (no better feeling after a fresh dust and clean) I also like having a lot of ‘stuff’, and whether it’s books, artwork or sentimental pieces. This adds to the Cluttercore Aesthetic. Read on to find out more..