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PECHA KUCHA - the new and free fortnightly ezine brought to you by The Natural Store. Keeping you up-to-date with the world of naturals and organics.


  • Exclusive with Enamore Designer, Jenny McPherson telling us her story from Canada to the UK.

  • Win tickets to the Ideal Home Show!

  • Snack, but on the right stuff, listen each month to Raw Intent's advice on a healthier life.

  • A report from Friends of the Earth on the UK Government's proposed plans on incineration.

  • Hot and new products.

  • Walk the Talk, what to see and do this fortnight.

  • Tailored services for you from The Natural Store AND

  • News Focus, what's hitting the headlines.

  • We hope you really enjoy Pecha Kucha. Have a great weekend.
    Rachel, The Natural Store x

    Pistachio Spring Dress

               WITH ENAMORE

    Enamore was one of the first brands to work with The Natural Store. Since launching a make-to-order service the response has been fantastic, with many pieces being unique or limited editions. Enamore's Spring/Summer Collection is being showcased at The Natural Store on Monday, 27th March.

    Jenny McPherson, the designer behind the Enamore label, tells us her story

    WHAT'S NEW AND HOT at The Natural Store
    Selvedge Issue 10
    Issue 10 due out on Monday, 27th March.

    Bailey's Recycled Glass Tumblers

    Booja Booja
    Easter Egg

    Spring Offer
    £15 off Damask Stripe Bedlinen

    Breakfast Booster
               SNACK HAPPY!

    It’s all very well increasing your veg and filling up with salads and fruits to dose up on vitamins and minerals, but snacks are often where our finest intentions go out of the window.
    Read Raw Intent's answer to food cravings and snacking

    WALK THE TALK - What to see and do this fortnight
    Well Fashioned:
    Eco Style in the UK
    A Touring Exhibition by the UK's Craft Council

    more info
    Beyond Green: Toward A Sustainable Art
    At the Museum of Arts & Design until May 7 2006 in NY, USA.

    more info

    It's Not Easy Being Green

    Starts on BBC 2 on Tue, March 28.

    more info
    Picnic Hamper

    Willow Hampers with Leather Straps

    Handcrafted Rustic Willow Hampers with Black Leather Straps never fail to make a gift all that more special and memorable. At The Natural Store you can fill your hamper full of whatever goodies you would like.

    Create your own hamper


    Is the message Friends of the Earth is trying to get everyone to hear

    NEWS FOCUS - What's being talked about in the Press

    We Needed Green Action - We Got Brown Lethargy. The main detail trailed before yesterday's Budget was that the Chancellor was to tackle 4x4s by increasing road duty on gas guzzlers by up to £210. Considering the average price of a Chelsea footballer's motor-car is over £100,000, Donnachadh McCarthy at The Independent, fails to see how an extra £45 a year rise in road duty can deliver anything other than a cheap headline. Click here for article.

    Eating Up The Miles. The food industry has been ordered to cut the distance our food travels from grower to shop. The Times discovers how those food miles mount up. Click here for article.

    Fuel For Thought. As Britian's first 'eco' pump opens, Martin Love from The Observer takes the wrong turn in Saab's BioPower 9-5. Click here for article.

    The Carbon Disclosure Project. The world's largest registry of corporate greenhouse emissions. Praised for its effect on global efforts to combat climate change, it collates details about companies' carbon emissions, with the fourth and latest CDP information request being signed by 211 institutional investors with combined assets of more than $31 trillion. Click here for Website.

    Eco Chic. Once strictly for enthusiasts, alternative energy homes are moving into the mainstream, and it is the middle classes, hit by soaring fuel costs, who are now blazing the trail. Caroline McGhie from The Telegraph meets the new greens. Click here for article.

    He Likes His Steak Green. Eco-gastronomy is hot. Times 2 meets a top chef who’s creating a planet-friendly restaurant. Click here for article.

    Britian's First New Build Co-Housing Scheme. They were 35 families, all wanting eco-friendly homes, community spirit - and some privacy. The result? Britain's first new-build cohousing scheme. David Pearson from The Independent reports. Click here for article.


    The Natural Store would love to know what is your favourite 'natural' deodorant that you use and why you like it.

    Fill out the box below and click the 'send your answer' button. We will then select, at random, a winner to receive two tickets to the Ideal Home Show at Earls Court in London, which is running until the 2 April. The winner will be notified via their email address and we will publish the winner's name in the next issue of Pecha Kucha.


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