Towns in transition

Monday, 8 August 2011

As world discussion turns to peak oil, towns and regions across the world are taking it upon themselves to prepare for the occurrence. Welcome to the phenomenon of the Transition Town.

How to chase your happiness

The happiness fix

Monday, 2 May 2011

A wider network = greater opportunity = a happier life, right? In fact, the more globalised our lives become, the sadder we are as a society. It’s time to embrace the notion of localised community living again to get that smile back on our dials.

What can one person do to make a difference?

Monday, 15 November 2010

So many environmental problems need a global solution - how can one person help? Volunteering is one way to think global while acting locally.


As local as it gets: your own backyard

Thursday, 4 February 2010

Do you get tired of reading labels for your local food? Take a break by growing your own fruit'n'veg in your backyard.

Shopper checking a lable

How can you tell which food is local?

Friday, 29 January 2010

It's all very well to say we should be eating local, but how do you find out what's within your range? It can take a little detective work, but here are the clues to look for on product labels.

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