Where to repair? A guide to service providers in Singapore

Repair services in Singapore directory

Given a choice between buying new or repairing old, which one would you go with? And if you are still thinking about your answer, maybe the heavy-weight fact that more than 21,000 tonnes of waste is generated in Singapore on a daily basis will help tilt your decision scale in the right direction. To make a much needed difference and reduce the amount of waste generated, each of us needs to choose the repair option …[Read more]

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Mindful gifts for kids Fun ideas for Christmas, birthdays and more! 

mindful gifts for kids

Our guest author this week is Radhika Mayani, the Founder and Creative Director of Left-Handesign. Inspired by simple joys, her creations give her brand a unique aesthetic. In this world of easy-to-get plastic knick knacks, buying a gift that the child will appreciate and so will Planet Earth can get a bit tricky.  So, we asked Radhika to share with us the right places to shop at and here’s what she had to say…  It …[Read more]

Sari Strategy #03 DIY, Repurpose with minimal waste

repurpose restyle recycle Sari sarong

In this concluding article on the Sari Strategy series, guest author Sathya Bhavana, the founder of ‘Re’vastra, shares artistic ways in which one can ReStyle pre-loved saris to make something new, ensuring minimal wastage of your heritage textile- all you need is some constructional techniques and excitement to try something new. The good news is that her technique can be applied to any pre-loved material which has a basic rectangular shape- a sarong from SriLanka, …[Read more]

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Eco Travel A glimpse into the ‘real’ wild side of Goa

Eco Tourism Humpback Dolphins

Is there any among us who has not already seen Goa from a tourist’s lens? Be it in person or via pictures of another, we have all ooh-ed at its sunny sands and aah-ed at its vibrant waters. But of course, the natural beauty of any coast does not lie in its tanning quotient and nearness to food shacks. Get a glimpse into wondrous eco-experiences that even an over-run destination can offer in this travelogue …[Read more]