Now politics in the UK has been in the news for all the wrong reasons lately, however I wanted to share something good. Now I initially wrote this post on ‘microbeads’ last year, but I’m re-posting it in the new website because in July, the UK government passed a bill that ensures that rinseable cosmetics containing microbeads will be off the shelves by summer 2018 – including those that claim[…]

”She Thinks Globally, Acts Locally” Thanks for coming back for part 2 of the Wangari Maathai story! ‘Thinks globally – acts locally’ is a quote from her place on the Nobel Peace Prize website & it speaks a thousand words…  In this blog I’ve focused on environmental/political activism and the formation of ‘The Greenbelt Movement’. Humanity: A Shift in Consciousness “In the course of history, there comes a time when[…]

A few weeks back I came across this documentary on Youtube called ”Taking Roots” by a Kenyan woman called Wangari Maathai. It’s a long one – over an hour in length, but please stick with it to the end because her story is an incredible and heartwarming one of activism, bravery and most of all hope. It’s also a glimpse into Kenyan history and the era of colonialism. I just[…]