Author Archives: lolkin

About lolkin

the nomad of the Universe, sailing through the unknown, learning to be happy and give happiness back

To drive traffic and sales, share with your customers what’s new @sainsburys

Sainsbury’s recently announced rather posh initiatives to drive footfall to stores, such as opening Patisserie Valerie and Gourmet Sushi shops in select Sainsbury’s stores. I am a Sainsbury’s shopper and both of these developments sound very appealing despite me now living … Continue reading

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‘Commodification of love’ – minimalist giftgiving podcast

‘Commodification of love’ – love this expression. Minimalism is something we all need to practice this (and any) holiday season. Beginning from last year I have asked my friends and family not to give me anything or if they feel … Continue reading

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Product of the month – Nairn’s, The Protein Ball Company and Ethical Superstore

I probably should do these posts monthly to call them ‘product of the month’ 🙂  Still, here I go. I nominate sustainable and/or healthy products that I personally tried and am using so others could discover them too (I am … Continue reading

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YouTube vs minimalism – poor quality content hurts our kids #tech

I’ve recently watched an amazing film Minimalism: A Documentary About The Important Things by The Minimalists and it made me face the truth that I think I’ve known all along – my child’s excessive consumerist tendencies (specifically asking for new toys non … Continue reading

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When you won’t pay 5p for a bag…

This is me when I forget my disposable bag which happens a lot! 🙂  – via BeyondSkin

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BBC is burying its streaming business alive this September #iplayer #tech

So we all know the news. From September 1, 2016 anyone watching BBC shows on demand will be legally required to have a TV licence. I understand the sentiment. BBC is funded from TV licence. You want to watch BBC – … Continue reading

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Largest beach clean up – Mumbai #trash #ocean

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