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In THE INDEPENDENTS ISSUE

  • Virginia Rowe tells PK how Style Will Save Us.
  • Allow Yourself to Indulge in LUNCH - the quirky, ethical lifestyle magazine that offers a fresh take on the conundrum of conscience versus lifestyle.
  • Linda Rows reports her 'Pick of the Bunch' from The Ethical Fashion Show in Paris.

  • Helen Gilchrist tells us how Stranger Magazine is a different way of doing things.

  • Defining New Cool with a Conscience - Sublime Magazine does it effortlessly.
  • What to choose for the Perfect T-Shirt, Eco vs Techno?

  • The EIA tells PK how they are blowing the whistle on outrageous crimes against the environment.

  • HOT AND NEW - La Queue du Chat, the most cute French Organic Fair Trade Babywear. Cabane brings us Savon de Marseille Soaps and Pyrenean Wool Rugs. Allow your child's creativity to run wild with Apeill Design's Fun Chair.
  • Win the latest issue of Lunch Magazine, just out - Autumn 2006!
  • News Focus, what's hitting the headlines in the International Press AND
  • Walk the Talk, what to see and do until the next issue of PK.


  • We hope you really enjoy Pecha Kucha. Have a great weekend.
    Rachel, The Natural Store x
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    Talisman Blue Chair as shown in Style Will Save Us


    STYLE 'WILL' SAVE US

    "If a little dickie bird had whispered to me last year, that by summer ‘06 I’d have launched an online magazine, I would have laughed in their face", Virginia Rowe - founder of Style Will Save Us - shares with Pecha Kucha. But, who can predict what’s ‘round the corner…..

    Click here to read




    ALLOW YOURSELF TO INDULGE IN LUNCH!

    The quirky, ethical lifestyle magazine that 'offers a fresh take on the conundrum of conscience versus lifestyle...' (Time Out Magazine).

    Click here to read





    WHAT'S NEW AND HOT at The Natural Store
    (click on image to go to product)

    The cutest French Organic and Fairly Traded Baby Wear from La Queue de Chat (The Cat's Tail) from £11.95




    Pyrenean Wool Rug, perfect as a throw or blanket, by Cabane £194



    Savon de Marseille Liquid and Guest Soaps brought to us from France by Cabane
    £2.80 - £14.50


    Creative Fun Chair to paint and colour by Apeill Designs
    from £10.00

    Founders
    Damian and Laura Santamaria


    IT'S THE RIGHT TIME...FOR SUBLIME

    Sublime Magazine - described by founders Damian and Laura Santamaria as the First International Ethical Magazine - is defining the New Cool with a Conscience.

    Click here to read


    Colette Robin Coat


    LINDA ROW'S 'PICK OF THE BUNCH' FROM THE ETHICAL FASHION SHOW IN PARIS

    The Ethical Fashion Show in Paris brings together a mixed bunch of exhibitors and you can wander up to one label selling real fur and non-organic cotton, next to someone making their own jewellery from natural seeds and fruit peel from the countryside of Rio de Janeiro. Read Linda Row's (Founder of Clothworks) 'Pick of the Bunch' as she reports for PK from The Ethical Fashion Show in Paris.

    Click here to read




    A STRANGER WAY OF DOING THINGS

    Helen Gilchrist, impassioned Editor and Publisher of Stranger Magazine shares with PK how "Stranger magazine is about difference; about living, thinking and looking at the world in a different way – a way that we think should become normal for everyone, not an ‘alternative lifestyle’."

    Click here to read




    WALK THE TALK - What to see and do

    CAMPAIGN AGAINST CLIMATE CHANGE

    National Climate March

    12pm, 4 November
    US Embassy, Grosvenor Square
    LONDON
    more info


    FEEL GOOD FEST
    For the Festive Season

    12 November
    Hove Town Hall
    HOVE
    more info


    SOIL ASSOCIATION ORGANIC FOOD FESTIVAL

    4 & 5 November
    Old Fruit Market & Metropolitan College
    GLASGOW
    more info



    HOW TO MAKE
    BIODIESEL


    17-19 November
    Redfield Community
    Winslow, Bucks
    more info


    MAKE A REFASHION STATEMENT

    6.45pm, 28 October
    Acacia Country Club, Cleveland, Ohio, US
    Cost $125 per person
    more info


    CHANNEL 4
    ARE LOOKING FOR YOU!


    For a new Channel 4 TV series that is going to follow a new organic and biodynamic vineyard in the South of France.
    more info


    ECO vs TECHNO

    There are so many different fibres to choose from, the Perfect T-Shirt Project find it hard to choose which one is best for their Project.

    Click here to read











    ENVIRONMENTAL INVESTIGATION AGENCY (EIA)


    The EIA's motivation is simple - outraged by crimes against endangered wildlife, the world’s most precious habitats and the planet’s vital ecosystems, they are determined to stop them by blowing the whistle on environmental crime!

    Click here to read




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

    London Plans Hybrid Bus Fleet To Cut Carbon Emissions. Dan Milmo discusses for The Guardian. Click here for article.

    Should Everest Be Closed? Dan McDougall reports for The Guardian from Kathmandu.
    Click here for article.


    Tips On Alternative Toiletries for Carry-Ons Harriet Baskas from USA Today shares readers' tips with us. Click here for article.

    Jewel-Like Island With Rare Species Struggles With Leisure-Class Influx from The International Herald Tribune. Click here for article.

    It's Not Easy Being Green. Builders won’t commit to ecofriendly homes until people are willing to pay for them, discovers Jane Padgham for The Times. Click here for article.

    Eco Companies To Quit NSW Catharine Munro reports for The Sydney Morning Herald.
    Click here for article.



    COMPETITION
    Win the New Issue of LUNCH MAGAZINE!


    The Latest Issue - Autumn 2006


    To be in for a chance to win the New Issue of LUNCH Magazine, simply tell us - from the second article above titled Allow Yourself to Indulge in Lunch - what charity LUNCH is helping to fundraise for at their Grand Bring and Buy Sale at Borough Market on Thursday, 9th November. Then click on the 'Submit Answer' button. We will contact the winner and their name will also be listed in the next issue of Pecha Kucha.

    The winner of our last competition to win a POSCH Bag was Therese Sua from the Philippines who chose the Pink Posy Bag as her prize. Well Done, Therese!

    Answer:

    your email:


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