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Blog 0915 Cookery classEMPOWERED FOR LIFE
Last night, I started a ‘cooking from scratch’ basic cookery course. I’m a bit embarrassed to admit that I’m in my mid-30s yet have never learnt to cook. I wasn’t taught at home; I do remember some lessons at school but I think they pretty much involved more ...
Natalie Williams
Blog 0914 walletWHEN WILL ENOUGH BE ENOUGH?
“I need to get paid more,” someone said to me a couple of weeks ago over a pub lunch. I can’t remember what we were talking about, but that sentence has stayed with me ever since, particularly because I know the person who said it lives very comfortably more ...
Natalie Williams
Blog 0714 MyNextBuyHOW TO START CHANGING THE WORLD: ITS SIMPLER THAN YOU THINK
The question my group grappled with was: “How can I live my life without negatively affecting the global community?” Motivated by Charlotte's first-hand experiences of meeting garment workers in Oman and India, we began asking ourselves what small part more ...
Robin Peake
Blog 0414 clothesWHO MADE YOUR WARDROBE?
John, and two of his friends (both called Andy) disposed of all their clothes (yes, all of them), and committed to only wearing garments if they knew who had made them, and knew that those people had been able to more ...
Jennie Pollock
Blog 0913 CyclingTHE TOUR DE FRANCE - A STORY TO BE TOLD, LESSONS TO BE LEARNT
OK, I need to admit it: I’m a cycling fanatic. I grew up riding a bike and have never stopped! Wherever I am, I think of a bike as the first possible means of transport to consider in order to get from A to B. So it won’t surprise you to find out that I w more ...
Martin Charlesworth
Blog0712 Family life THE CENTRAL ROLE OF FAMILIES IN FIGHTING POVERTY
Almost any school teacher will tell you that schools are only a secondary influence on the destiny of the children who study there. Teachers know from experience that it’s the family circumstances of the child that have by far the biggest influence on the more ...
Martin Charlesworth
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