Merryl’s Donated Pickles

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Merryl's Pickles are legendary. I met Merryl when she enquired about my spare glass jars that I listed on Spare Harvest.   I had several jars that were destined for the recycling bin and wondered if anyone would like to use them.  After I connected with Merryl, I invited her to pick them up from my home [...]

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Sharing is Caring

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Sharing is not a new concept, in fact, it is quite an old activity.  Communities have shared with each other since the dawn of time.  But since the advent of technology, sharing has taken on a new meaning.  It is often referred to as the sharing economy but is also known as the collaborative consumption or the [...]

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The Five Ways to Wellbeing

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There has never been a greater need for a change in the way we do things.  The Economics Foundation was commissioned by the UK Government’s Foresight project on Mental Capital and Wellbeing to develop a set of evidence-based actions to improve personal wellbeing back in 2008. The Economics Foundation believe “The concept of wellbeing comprises two [...]