Are you signed up to the Joy in Enough mailing list? If not, here’s the latest edition of our newsletter so you can see what you’d be signing up for: … Continue reading Do you get the Joy in Enough newsletter?
Hilary Blake, Joy in Enough’s Development Officer, shares some insights on unravellings and new possibilities: In 2018 I knitted a cardigan for my son. It was warm and cosy with … Continue reading Reflections on unravelling and creative recycling
Hannah Rich, author of Theos’ latest report ‘A Torn Safety Net’, shares her thoughts on the report’s findings. This week, Collins Dictionary announced that its word of the year for 2022 would … Continue reading The cost of living and the torn safety net
Catherine Masterman on what we can learn from The Repair Shop. The Repair Shop, “the heartwarming antidote to throwaway culture” aired a special edition recently, showing that heritage crafts could … Continue reading The heavenly repair shop
This week at the Conservative party conference, Prime Minister Liz Truss declared that she had “three priorities for our economy: growth, growth and growth”. Then she turned to a familiar … Continue reading On baking a bigger pie
IF WE were to do a free-association game, and I were to say the word “economics”, I wonder what would come to mind for you. I suspect that, for many people, … Continue reading Economics is too important to leave to the economists
If you’ve ever stayed in a hotel, it’s likely that you’ve seen some kind of variation of the little sign in the bathroom: re-use your towels and we can all … Continue reading Greenwash and how to spot it
Perhaps you’ve seen one by the side of the road, or when on holiday. Maybe you are lucky enough to have one locally, next to a school or fixed to … Continue reading What I learned from hosting a little free library