Sustainability with style: The Upcycled Trading Co.

Sustainability with style: The Upcycled Trading Co.

Creativity comes in many forms and one of these is upcycling. Founder of The Upcycled Trading Co. Claire shares how her background in interior design merged with her passion for sustainability to create a company that aims to achieve sustainability with style. The company teaches people how to transform old, worn furniture into beautiful upscaled pieces; you can also buy furniture and accessories to compliment your home. Claire shares what a typical day for her looks like, how she looks after her well-being and offers some tips on how to start your upcycling journey.

Well-being: Tea talk with Francesca Raffa (Spiral Tea)

Well-being: Tea talk with Francesca Raffa (Spiral Tea)

I spoke to Francesca Raffa, Founder of Spiral Tea, and qualified herbalist and reiki practitioner, about how tea effects her well-being and creativity. As Francesca will tell you, there is more to tea then just brewing your favourite blend in a cup of hot water; tea invites us to connect with different cultures and provides an array of health benefits. It also asks us to relax and enjoy some much needed me-time.