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East London Design Show 2011 [Dec 1st - 4th]

London’s best alternative department store opens next weekend in Shoreditch Town Hall, including late night shopping till 9pm on Friday 2nd. Over a hundred of the best independent product, interior and jewellery designers will be all under one roof. It’s always my shopping highlight of the year and its friendly atmosphere provides a welcome community [...]

Shapeways

Fans of Moo.com and Etsy.com will like Shapeways, a community for making, buying and selling your own products using 3D printing. You can keep the products for yourself, give them away as gifts or sell them in the Shapeways shops. It’s wonderful seeing how a simple idea spawns so much creativity with glass, ceramics, metals [...]

Wellbeing in the City

Wellbeing In the City is a social media platform where people can discuss, connect and be inspired to live Wellbeing lifestyles in cities. It is in pre-launch phase, but the site is already full of articles with practical tips for everyday living, healthy recipes and regular gatherings to meet the like-minded. http://www.wellbeinginthecity.me

A Good Week [20th - 26th June]

A Good Week is a global celebration of the people, communities and businesses making the world a healthier and happier place. London events include various events run by The School of Life including how to improve the quality of our work lives (click here) and a talk by David Gauntlett discussing how through making things, people engage [...]

Happy Kitchen Nutrition Classes

I recently experienced some states of seriously high pleasure eating a variety of cakes made by Happy Kitchen, an East London based social enterprise raising awareness on sustainable living through food. You can buy at newly opened Healthy Stuff on Dalston Lane, as well as Broadway Market (Saturdays) and their Bakery. They also run day [...]

Women of the World Festival [11-13 March 2011]

“Launching this year, WOW – Women of the World – is a joyous celebration of the formidable strength and inventiveness of women – a pioneering, groundbreaking annual festival, which will present, recognise and celebrate women, and act as a conversation space for issues of all kinds.” ‘Through a series of debates, conversations, networking opportunities, presentations, showcases [...]

Bouf.com

To help with the Christmas shopping and following on from the recent mention of notonthehighstreet.com, here’s introducing bouf.com designed to connect consumers directly with suppliers of unique, quirky products that you won’t find on the high street. It comes with full blown social media connections including its own community. Want a Banksy wall sticker!? Or [...]

Drink Shop Do

Drink Shop Do is a new design shop and café bar selling products from emerging designers alongside vintage furniture and home wares. An eclectic range of evening events include talks; (e.g. founder of Etsy talking on the 14th Sept) the opportunity to get creative yourself and no doubt connect with like-minded people over a cocktail, [...]

Spa London

Spa London is the UK’s first public sector day spa, with the first two located in Bethnal Green and Camden, making the spa experience more affordable and open to a wider audience. There are over 50 treatments and a range of packages including the thermal day experience. Personally, I’m most excited by the prospect of [...]

School of Everything

Happy Scrapbook has brought you The School of Life and the Museum of Everything and various ways that the internet is bringing people together to make things happen. Now it’s the turn of The School of Everything, the website that helps you find things to learn near you. Working from the premise that everyone has [...]