Mind the Kryptonite Jan26

Mind the Kryptonite

So we can’t get enough of super-humans with superpowers battling their way through super-explosions just so they can snog super hot chicks like Scarlet Johanson. Since 2000, at least one comic book off-shoot has made into the top ten most successful productions of the year and in 2012 we...

This Must be the Place then … Jan14

This Must be the Pla...

This Must Be the Place Release: April 2012 but recently revisited Director:Paolo Sorrentino Staring: Sean Penn, Frances McDormand, Eve Hewson   I was sold on it as soon as the words David Byrne and Music by: collided in the opening credits but I know not everyone is as easily (read,...

In this issue Jun18

In this issue

Living a ‘socially aware’ lifestyle might seem difficult at first, an extra bother in a busy schedule, an extra spending in a tight budget. The average person doesn’t know where to start, and for the not so wealthy it doesn’t really seem like an option. The vast majority of...

Who made the pants you have on? Jun18

Who made the pants you have on?

Once upon a time there was a girl called Becky John that loved beautiful underwear. Becky liked pretty well fitted bras, gorgeous knickers, colourful lace, and well-designed pieces. But this is not all that Becky was about. She was the girl that saw the world around her and had big dreams of change and justice. However like so many of us, she went on with her day to day without making any big changes in the world. But Becky had her own secret turbulent past and, as time went by, the cracks and patched surfaces started to show and Becky had to look for help. “What doesn’t kill us makes us stronger,” Nistzsche said once, and so it...

Mind the waste please! Mind the waste! Jun18

Mind the waste pleas...

In the UK, the numbers behind food waste fall very short of revealing a tragedy – around 20 million tonnes of food ends up in landfills every year. Then we have some tentacular supermarket chains refusing to stock fruit and veg on the grounds of it being too small, too big or odd-shaped...

A glass of wine a day… Jun18

A glass of wine a da...

It is said that one glass of wine a day is good for the heart. So what if I told you that one bottle a day saves the world… ok you’ll obviously see through the lie but if you love your little comforts and self-indulgences, you might grin and choose not to argue this one too much. And you...

It isn’t always greener after all Jun18

It isn’t alway...

With impressive stamina and a generous dose of eco-awareness, Marcela and Márcio have recently launched in the UK ‘MM Golden Grass’, Europe’s first organic jewellery company made out of an extremely rare type of grass, a golden one. The thin and long leaves can only be found...

Waves of change Jun18

Waves of change

Karen Beal was a 80s Fine Art graduate disillusioned with the art industry where dealers used to run the show. She found herself working on school resources in Hastings where she met Felix Lozano, a Graphic Designer with dreams of starting a Co-op business. Joining forces with Jenny Sinclair,...

The house of proper pies Jun18

The house of proper ...

The Farm Collective – honest and unadorned food for the socially aware Standing out of a crowd of suits, dressed in jeans and polo shirt, Dominic decided that this was the day he would sit at this place, his place, to have lunch like every other customer. Keeping his radar on to pick up on...

Keeping profits close and community closer Jun18

Keeping profits clos...

Invited by the Financial Times to contribute to an in-print debate about the vicissitudes of capitalism, Democrat sweetheart Bill Clinton stopped very short of sounding like a the most purist of Republicans -“Charity won’t save the world, capitalism will”, the paper headlined. There...

Good Karma London Jun18

Good Karma London

  To wrap up this issue nicely we decided to take a stroll through London and capture some pictures that illustrate our “Good Karma” running theme. We stopped by the vintage-like surroundings of the Unpackaged store in Angel before it moves to bigger surroundings yet to be...

The Ethical Brunch Jun10

The Ethical Brunch

…or Ethicunch or Bruschtical Every weekend there’s that never-ending queue outside London’s most famous restaurant and cafés serving the all-mighty brunch. Menus promise lavishing indulgences like French toast with mixed nuts, maple syrup and crispy bacon, chorizo,...