I have fallen in love with the 100 Good Deeds bracelet. I suspect that it is because this is a habit I would love to keep for purely selfless reasons.
Fair trade is rarely sexy. Galvanised metal is never sexy. But these hand-made Mabati necklaces are stunning. Astonishingly the Swahili word for galvanised tin (mabati) even sounds beautiful, delicate and yet strong. I am also obsessed with the Mungu spike necklace. Each and every piece is hand crafted by skilled artisans in Made’s Kenya workshop using recycled materials sourced from the local community in nearby Kibera, one of the world’s largest slums and ethically sourced new materials. For more information please visit http://www.made.uk.com where you can ‘meet your maker ‘ and find out more about the people behind these beautiful and inspirational creations
If you are visiting Singapore, I recommend a trip to the breathtakingly gorgeous Gardens by the Bay. Consisting of 101 hectares of cultivated greenery on reclaimed land in downtown Marina Bay, the project is a true ‘Garden in a City’ and provides a tranquil and sustainable refuge from the humidity of the city.