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Great news: ColaLife brokers partnership with global NGO for Tanzanian field work.

Celebratory balloon release in order. Tweet if you see one!

For more info see www.colalife.org

ColaLife is a campaign to get Coca-Cola to open up its distribution channels in developing countries to save lives, especially children’s lives, by carrying much needed ’social products’ such as oral rehydration salts and high-dose vitamin A tablets. OnFriday, 17 July, 3-4pm, Trafalgar Square, London the ColaLife Rally commenced! And what a great day it was. ColaLife supporter, Russell Tanner, climbed on to the fourth plinth in London’s Trafalgar Square for ColaLife with our giant aidpod. I was there promoting the campaign (you can catch a glimpse of me on the clip below). For more information visit colalife.org and show your support.

101 Odd Sock Workshop

Harris School students took on the ‘101 Odd Socks’ project challenge, reusing to turn old socks into odd sock puppets. More…

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Birty at NEC

Took some skirts up to the Design and Technology show at the NEC to make Birtys with Practical Action and [re]design.The stand was choc-a-block all day with teachers enthused about sustainability and design in education. Great stuff. There are loads of brilliant ideas and resources for teachers and schools on the Practical Action website. Check it out!

How to make a cityscape

Take 40 meters of stunning 4mm felt, two topographical maps, several large print outs, preparation, diet coke, two boxes of scalpels and a few litres of Copydex and… Voila!

The rugs are taking shape

I’ve spent the last month in my dream job! Working intensively on these beasts has all been worth in and they’re beginning to take shape.

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Another heroine

This is Joanna Newsom. I discovered this clip, among others on YouTube. She’s going to be up there with Annie Lennox, Bjork and Regina Spektor before long – in my book at least. Lovely stuff.