When It’s Broken, Don’t Despair – Visit Your Community Repair! 1

                                                                           Repair Cafes  : Repair and Reuse Projects There’s a rapidly growing movement bucking against the so-called ‘throw-away society’ – community repair or re-use projects like Repair Café / , The Restart Project, Freecycle Network and Freegle. For community repair groups, the idea is that household items like laptops, vacuum cleaners, bicycles, clothing, gardening equipment,…

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Narrowboat

Love or loathe DIY, if you want to turn your husk of a boat (Narrowboat) into a home and you’re on a tight budget, there’s no way of avoiding it. In the third of a series of features chartering aspiring narrowboaters Emma and Saxon’s dream to pursue a more flexible, freer life on the UK’s…

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Narrowboat Dreams-Crunching the Costs 2

In the second of a series of features exploring Emma and Saxon’s journey to live a freer, more eco-friendly lifestyle on a narrowboat, they get to grips with the costs of their proposed new venture, experience their first taste of life on the UK’s canals and commit to a decision which will change their lives…

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Narrowboat

In the first of a series of features following UK couple Emma and Saxon’s quest to live on a narrowboat, they share their experience of the crippling rental market and their compelling motivations as freelancers to break free and live a simpler, greener life- save the earth.   It’s Life, But Not As You Know…

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