June 12, 2018
June 11, 2018
The current exhibition "Fashioned from Nature" in London's "Victoria & Albert" Museum focuses on the complex relationship between fashion and nature. It illuminates 400 years of fashion history and shows historical exhibits such as a 19th century muslin dress decorated with green wings of hundreds of jewel beetles and how great designers such as Alexander McQueen, Christian Dior and Philip Treacy were repeatedly inspired by motifs from nature. However, the focus of this impressive show is the way fashion deals with nature's resources.
June 08, 2018
Wellness hit from Japan: Shinrin Yoku - in English "Forest Bathing", is THE new wonder solution against stress. Everything revolves around the healing effect of the forest: pure deceleration, goodbye to overstimulation. Shirin Yoku has been a recognized healing method in Japan since the 1980s and has been proven to reduce stress hormones, among other things. A forestry scientist from Tokyo University, for example, has burn-out people carry felled trees and only eat and drink what the forest has to offer. Where Waldbaden is possible under guidance? In these hotels, for example: HOTEL MIRAMONTI
June 07, 2018
Sustainable cooking - how does that work? For example, by using organic meat and fish. And seasonal fruits and vegetables from the region instead of pears from New Zealand or grapes from South Africa. And sauces and spices, preferably without artificial additives - industrial sugar is forbidden. Looking for suitable cookbooks? This weeks favorite: EAT HAPPY by Melissa Hemsley.