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.
In the RADICAL ISSUEListen to the hearts and minds of young people around the world! Amaranta Wright talks to us about her journey and the birth of Bulb Magazine.Raw Chocolate - Could it really be this good? Raw Intent indulges us.Live today with the future in mind. Jolene Pritchard talks to us about The Mad Show and how YOU can Make A Difference.What the World Needs is Better Stories. Jurriaan Kamp -founder and creator of Ode Magazine - tells us why.
Hot and new products - a Gardeners' SpecialWin Tickets to The Mad Show!News Focus, what's hitting the headlines ANDWalk the Talk, what to see and do this fortnight.
We hope you really enjoy Pecha Kucha. Have a great weekend.
Rachel, The Natural Store x
THE MAD SHOW - Make a Difference
Like all these things, it started with a frustrated consumer. Or two to be precise. I’d been trying to live more of an ethical lifestyle for several years, gradually replacing my electricity guzzling lightbulbs, buying more local and organic food, switching my energy supply to a renewable tariff… but every little step required hours of internet research, piles of books and substantial label reading in the local farm shop. That’s when I met Richard.
Jolene Pritchard explains how The Mad Show was borne and how to live for today with the future in mind...click here
WHAT'S NEW AND HOT at The Natural Store.
GARDENERS' DELIGHT (click on image to go to product.)
For birds and squirrels to
Image from Baileys
This especially rich organic hand salve has been created to treat working hands that have lost their softness and moisture.
|Gardeners' Hand Salve
Perfect for all the pruning, cutting back and digging in your garden.
|Leather Gardening Gloves
Image from Baileys
Made from sustainable wood. To carry all those items you lose around the garden.
|Birchwood Ply Trug
Image from Baileys
WALK THE TALK - What to see and do
Daisy Chain Live
Connecting Green People
Sat 22 & Sun 23 April 2006
A US TV series that explores new ideas for living on earth.
Beginning in June on PBS. Narrated by Brad Pitt.
Click here for Website
Wish you knew more?
Thurs, 27 April 2006
Royal Geographic Society
NEWS FOCUS - What's being talked about in the Press
Scramble is on for Artic Oil.
The Guardian informs us how British scientists are at loggerheads with US colleagues over a controversial plan to work alongside oil companies to hunt for fossil fuel reserves in the Arctic. Click here for article.
Home Wind Turbines dealt Killer Blow.
Rooftop wind turbines may have become the accessory of choice among “greener than thou” politicians, but The Sunday Times reveals a new study that suggests they are not only incapable of saving the planet but may even damage your house. Click here for article.
The Green House.
Will Anderson discusses in The Independent the Creativity with a Conscience Exhibition at The Museum of Scotland. Click here for article.
Nestlé may buy McCartney Brand.
Linda McCartney's vegetarian food empire could become the latest "ethical" business to fall into the hands of a large multinational with the company believed to be in talks with Swiss food group Nestlé says The Guardian. Click here for article.
Campaigners call for an Eco-Easter as Shoppers Spend Big.
Martin Hickman from The Independent Shoppers discusses how we have spent billions of pounds on DIY, Easter eggs and clothes over the Bank Holiday break are today being urged to recycle to help the environment. Click here for article.
Travel in Style & Substance.
What is eco-tourism anyway? Adrian Bridge reports on the growth of 'responsible holidays' - and how we can make a difference. Click here for article.
WIN TICKETS TO THE MAD SHOW
What services would you like see offered on The Natural Store Website?
We currently offer hampers, gift vouchers, create your own wish list and favourites list - with wedding services and organic flowers soon to come - but are there any other services you would like to see available at The Natural Store?
Tell us in the box below and click the 'Submit Answer' button. We will then select, at random, a winner to receive two tickets to The Mad Show at Earl's Court in London on June 2nd, 3rd and 4th. The winner will be notified via their email address and we will publish the winner's name in the next issue of Pecha Kucha.
The winner of our last competition to win a copy of Selvedge was Clare Cash. Well done Clare!