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FUROSHIKI

December

The Slowpoke: FUROSHIKI Within Japanese culture, both modern and ancient, so many pockets of goodness can be found when it comes to slow and sustainable living. One such example is furoshiki – a term given to a square ‘wrapping cloth’, traditionally used to package and transport gifts. Though modern times have seen its use dwindle, the country’s Environment Ministry is urging for its reuse in the battle against plastic bags. Meanwhile here, the concept and cloth is also the perfect antidote
FUROSHIKI
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THE GRAY GIRLS

November

The Slowpoke: THE GRAY GIRLS Two style posts within the week! (Sorry if they’re not your thing, but hey, we all have to get dressed in the morning right?) There’s something in the water within the world of sustainable clothing, with more ethical options than ever. One we’re a little excited about this week is the launch on Wednesday of The Gray Girls, for their carefully curated lot of vintage threads. While we love ourselves a wardrobe kitted out with basics, a hearty
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COMPOSTING AT HOME

September

theslowpoke_composttipsathome1 Talk to any vegie gardener worth their weight in mulch and they’ll tell you that it’s not about the plants, it’s all about the soil. Feed your soil, get it healthy, and robust healthy plants will follow. The easiest, cheapest (free!) and best way to nourish your soil is with compost. Compost is basically broken down organic matter. The end result – humus – is a really great soil conditioner, and improves soil structure by binding particles together
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