Continuing on with our Sustainability for Ordinary People series, and in the hope that we make more sustainable choices that respect the limitations of our natural environment, this month we are writing about Meatless Mondays. World Meat-Free Day just happened on the
As Ordinary People delves into the third and last segment of its feature on helpers, let’s look for a moment at the meaning of ‘conundrum’. The Oxford English dictionary’s definition coins it, “a confusing and difficult problem or question”. This
Explore with Ordinary People the discussion around live-in help (to have or not to have) and what the views are on both sides of the fence, especially in a part of the world where for those who can afford it, having a
Originally built for the middle class during the Victorian property boom, Brixton, a suburb in London, has had its ups and downs in reputation since. During my childhood days this was an area in London that was impoverished and well-known
“…..complaining at a social gathering about how one’s maid always talks on the phone will bond two expats quicker than coming from the same town. When expats without help meet, they smile with a complicit air of superiority.” (Jennifer Gargiulo,
This piece is for all Sustainability fans, newbies, virgins and pros alike. It’s for people who want to grasp what this concept entails and how they can be more sustainable in their daily lives. Sustainability was an alien concept in
Rushing around in my usuallly unfocused haze one Wednesday in April, a message dropped into my WhatsApp from a dear friend reminding me that she’d got tickets for us to see the new National Geographic documentary about Malala Yusuf Zai.