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Posts Tagged ‘earth’

Valentines oh Valentines…

Love it or loathe it, Valentines is around the corner. Here's some options for both couples are singletons that won't have you vomming into your laps. With Illustrations by Ellie Sutton, Alison Day and Daria Hlazatova.

Written by Hannah Bullivant

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Illustration by Daria Hlazatova

It’s February. Which means, sale you know, stuff Valentines day. I have a tourettes-like response to it’s mere mention. A gag reflex and an overwhelming desire to shout obscenities at strangers.

I don’t know why this is. Perhaps it has its roots in the hell that was secondary school love angst. (Will I get a card?.. Shall I send a card… Will somebody post dog poo through my letter box?.. OMG I GOT A CARD *phones all friends*... Oh. Its from my Dad…I HATE MY DAD….*sits on inflatable chair and cries into Leonardo DiCaprio poster*)


Illustration by Ellie Sutton

This aversion to all things Valentines is odd for me because at any other time of year I’ll use any excuse to celebrate. Passed an exam? Brunch! Had a… read more

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Craft: Make your own Christmas cards

It is Christmas and what better way to induce a good dose of festive cheer and combat the evils of mass consumption than to do some Christmas crafting. Here Hannah Bullivant shows you how to make some simple Christmas cards. With illustrations by Emma Block, Daria Hlazatova and Ellie Sutton.

Written by Hannah Bullivant

Printed cards Ebeneezer by Hannah Bullivant Illustration by Emma Block You may think that Christmas cards are harmless tokens of festive cheer, sale but there is more to them than […]

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Craft: let’s make a mobile!

This mobile is quick to make, very easy and almost entirely free too. A perfect present for any new parents, but pretty rad for adults too. With illustrations by Michelle Urvall Nyren and Daniel Williams.

Written by Hannah Bullivant

Plaited fabric By Daniel Williams Maybe theres something in the air, viagra approved maybe its my age or maybe its the season but it seems everybody around me has suddenly […]

Just Do It: get off your arse and change the world with a Crude Awakening

Both these causes need your help... read more to find out how!

Written by Sally Mumby-Croft

Illustration by Mina Bach In June, order Amelia’s Magazine previewed Just Do It: get off your arse and change the world, information pills a feature documentary (in production) from Age […]

In praise of the Mooncup.

The Mooncup elicits passionate reactions from all quarters, from gagging to adoration to utter bemusement. Here, Hannah Bullivant looks at what causes such reactions, and asks 'Is it worth it?' With illustrations by Natasha Thompson, Faye West and June Chanpoomidole.

Written by Hannah Bullivant

ThumbnailMooncup Natasha-Thompson-Mooncup-Illustration Illustration by Natasha Thompson The Mooncup is a menstrual cup. Yep, order a rubber cup that collects period blood. To the uninitiated I accept that this sounds a […]

Potato stamping

The craft column is back, and its celebrating the humble Potato. With illustrations by Andi Farr and Dan Williams

Written by Hannah Bullivant

Thumbnail potato print Dan Williams Illustration by Andi Farr After a summer hiatus, visit web and now that Summer has firmly shut the door in our faces, the craft column […]

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review – Cycling in London at the London Transport Museum

the top 50 illustrations endorsing cycling in london to be seen in the London Transport Museum untill the 22nd of August

Written by Jenny Robins

ross crawford TFL-PENNY illustration aoi london transport museum You don’t have long left to visit the Cycling in London Exhibition at the London Transport Museum! Bike by Mark Taplin Sorry […]

My Habbit is Not a Hobbit – How to Calculate Your Carbon Footprint

Lira Leirner tries out the Changing Habbits website in an aim to assess her carbon footprint and is surprised by the result…

Written by Lira Leirner

All photography by Maria Domican I was nervous upon arriving at Vintage at Goodwood… Nervous because I had called in sick to work, sickness nervous because I had been hearing […]

Craftastic. What to do with old envelopes?

For this crafty column, I show you how to turn seemingly useless and oft discarded envelopes into all sorts of useful lovely things.

Written by Hannah Bullivant

What to do with them? Illustrations by Farzeen jabbar Perhaps its because I’m getting older, adiposity perhaps I’m becoming more eccentric or perhaps its one too many glasses of wine […]

The Hay Festival of Literature and the Arts

Hit the Hay: Preview of The Guardian Hay Festival of Literature and the Arts, Brecon Beacons National Park

Written by Amy Hughes

The annual book lovers festival located in the small town of Hay-on-Wye on the Welsh borders. Pic by: FINN BEALES Tel / fax: (01497) 821859 / Mob: (07812) 032137. Email: […]

The ballot box calls all the boys to the yard…

A look at how women MP's fared in the general election; Will Cameron champion womens representation and what will the new cabinet look like? Will British women ever be fairly represented in parliament?

Written by Hannah Bullivant

Election Night Womens representation – jenny robins Illustration by Jenny Robins I didn’t plan on staying up so late on Election night. I had well-meaning plans involving a cup of […]

Jam jars

My second crafty recycle column looks at the humble jam jar and its many uses: Read on to get inspired and get them out of the recycling bin...

Written by Hannah Bullivant

My next project is not quite so ambitious or labour intensive as last weeks weatherproof bunting, buy information pills but I want to include some easy instant ideas too. Jam […]

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Thoughts on the Falklands

Fear of a repeat of 1982 and all that misses the point, suggests the earth section, if oil comes to the Falklands, the real loser will surely be the islands’ environment…

Written by Adam Bollard

Let’s get out of here: Do the penguins know something we don’t? You have to hand it to Desire Petroleum and Rockhopper Exploration, stomach choosing a rig named Ocean Guardian […]

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Carbon Fast – worth a go or just a gimmick?

With spring finally on the way, thoughts turn to new projects, and an initiative to cut our personal carbon footprint sounds like it could be just the positive ticket - or does it? The earth section takes a look...

Written by Adam Bollard

Carbon Fast Day 8: Eat by candlelight. All images: Anieszka Banks Well, pills I’m sure you’re all aware of the fact that within the last few weeks we passed into […]

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Carbon Conversations Courses, London

Written by Zofia Walczak

Courtesy of George and Betty Woodman and Marian Goodman Gallery, pills New York When I hear the word Surrealism, for sale instantly the likes of Salvador Dali, approved André Breton, […]

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Copping Out: The latest from Trafalgar Square

What's happening down at the COP OUT Camp out

Written by Grace Beaumont

Illustration by Verity Smith Waking on Friday morning I can tell by the sunlight streaming into my room that for a change it’s a bright and clear day, doctor cheapest […]

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Operation Bike Bloc: Designing the Resistance Machine!

The designing and building of the Bike Bloc prototypes in Bristol and what's in store for Copenhagen.

Written by Grace Beaumont

An interview with artist and activist John Jordan: Find out how the designing and building of the Bike Bloc prototypes went in Bristol last week, and what is in store for Copenhagen.

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Ghost Forest: Trafalgar Square au natural

Angela Palmer‘s ecological art is a wake-up call for those still absent from the Climate Change argument

Written by Valerie Pezeron

Yesterday a group of activists joined representatives from Canada’s First Nation communities to protest against RBS’s continued funding into Tar Sands.   Tar sands is a particularly oily soil which […]

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Reclaiming power at Copenhagen!

Creating Social change at the Copenhagen Climate Change Summit

Written by Adam S

Earlier last week I ventured down to Somerset House to see the eagerly anticipated SHOWstudio: Fashion Revolution exhibition which charts this rise of the iconic website from its creation in […]

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Earth Listings: 9th – 15th November

Written by Adam S

Another week of plenty of chances to listen, treatment learn, cialis 40mg get involved or take action around the country. Copenhagen info evening Tuesday 10th November 2009 The prospects for […]