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  • The Art of Mindful Giving
    November 1, 2019 Claire Falkingham

    The Art of Mindful Giving

    With the festive season just around the corner, I thought now would be the time to discuss the advantages of gift giving with an eco-twist!
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  • Microplastics – How, what, where?
    May 8, 2019 Claire Falkingham

    Microplastics – How, what, where?

    Alarm bells are ringing over the global problem of plastic pollution and the effect this is having on our marine environment. Over 5.3million pieces of plastic, weighing in at a whopping 269,000 tons, are estimated to be spread across our...

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  • Modern Parents … Vintage Ways!
    May 5, 2019 Claire Falkingham

    Modern Parents … Vintage Ways!

    Or... How We Accidentally Started Our Sustainable Life!

    Many years ago, I started a little blog (ethel loves fred) I used the term, ‘Modern Parents Vintage Ways’, to describe us.  I was making all my daughter’s clothes, with vintage fabrics, using vintage patterns, I used to sell them too! I sewed whilst she napped, it was a great outlet to have, breaking up those toddler days, I felt inspired and loved creating unique handmade clothes. ELF was primarily a Crafty- Mum-Blog.

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