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Plastic Fantastic!

Sofia is a hairdresser by trade, but is putting her practical skills, business acumen and compassion into a new enterprise.  She has a new take on the locally-produced straw baskets – baskets woven out of used plastic.  Discarded plastic is everywhere, particularly the 500ml drinking water sachets and the small black polythene bags used by shopkeepers.  […]

Bolga by bike

I am the happy and proud guardian of what appears to be the only mountain bike in town.  And I have put it to good use exploring my neighbourhood and taking trips into town. Thanks to five years of cycling London’s roads, I am unphased by the antics of traffic on roads with few markings […]


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