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I’m sad to say that this is my last day at One. I’ve had an incredible two and a half years working at this inspirational company that’s truly transforming lives – and I wanted to use this opportunity to share some of my many highlights before I pack up and go. Here are 14 reasons […]

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How can I try to explain something so fundamentally life-changing in a few words in a blog? I lived through Hurricane Mitch in 1998. 19,325 people didn’t.  Irma by comparison, also a Category 5 hurricane, has killed less than a hundred. The level of destruction though, is absolutely comparable. Mitch changed my life in so many ways, mostly for […]

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I am not going to lie and try to make you believe I am a football fanatic. If anything, I am usually the person who on hearing the word “football” rolls my eyes and switches off. With football back in season and the Premier League on our screens from Saturday it will soon be difficult […]

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I’m very excited to reveal that we’re working with Pop My Mind to inspire up-and-coming artists to create original artwork for our new Origins range, which launches later this month. We first met the Pop My Mind team (Oliver, Laurel and Karis – all creatives themselves) at this year’s London Coffee Festival – and after […]

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The school summer holidays are upon us once again (where does the time go?!), and with them, so begins the almost daily request for treats and ice creams at the park and on days out with the children. Whilst I want them to have an enjoyable summer holiday, I dont want the laissez faire parenting […]

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In early May I travelled to Kigali to meet with one of the biggest supporters of our Rwanda programme, Starbucks, and show them the impact they’re having on communities first-hand. There are still 4 million people in Rwanda who don’t have access to clean water and many of them live in urban or peri-urban districts. […]

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I was incredibly privileged to travel to Malawi at the start of April with a group of volunteers from Cisco (a worldwide leader in IT and networking) and their families. It was such an amazing group to be a part of, with people from all over the world and all walks of life from someone […]

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