Every year, approximately 250,000 tents are abandoned at summer festivals. BILLY rainwear was started in a bid to try and minimise this waste, as founder Beth began creating hand-made and bespoke rain jackets, tote bags and bucket hats from discarded Nylon tents, preventing them from entering landfills. With ready to wear options available to buy, there are also custom orders, or for something entirely unique, Beth offers a free 30 minute consultation for those looking to create their own one of a kind piece.
Royal Horticultural Society
Founded in 1804, The Royal Horticultural Society is the UK's leading gardening charity, promoting horticulture through its five gardens in Surrey, Essex, Yorkshire, Devon and Greater Manchester. Explore their website, which is full of useful gardening advice to get your outdoor space looking fresh for spring, as well as great ideas for day trips out with the family. The perfect source of inspiration for nature lovers.
Burning Questions: Essays 2004-2020
In this fifty-piece essay collection, Margaret Atwood (the iconic author of The Handmaid's Tale) dissects the 21st century thus far. Taking us on a roller-coaster journey through a particularly turbulent time in history, the series explores topical conversations such as climate change, the rise of Trump-era America and a global pandemic, all through the lens of one of the most reknowned literary voices today.