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From someone who lived in the 60s

From someone who lived in the 60s

28th August 2019
I asked my father to write me a little something for a blog about his feelings on Cannabis in general. He's retired, lives in Spain, and their healthcare regularly system regularly promotes food supplements and holistic medicines.Dilwyn Phillips has lived near Alicante in Spain for nearly 15 years. It's a…

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So you've bought a bottle of CBD oil. What do you do next?

So you've bought a bottle of CBD oil. What do you do next?

22nd August 2019
When I got my first bottle of CBD oil, I had no clue! No support and no idea what I was taking. Foolish? Perhaps, but it started me on a journey of learning, understanding and sharing my knowledge. It was a Friday night. My bottle arrived in the post. I had…

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If you've never tried CBD oil before...

If you've never tried CBD oil before...

21st August 2019
In August 2015, I decided to start my CBD journey. It was scary. I didn't know what was out there in the CBD market and was well aware of the kind of scams that still go on today. I started CBD users UK: an unaffiliated facebook group, for people to find…

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The right CBD oil ... takes time to find

The right CBD oil ... takes time to find

17th August 2019
After more than two years in the industry, we have finally found a CBD oil that we are happy with. There have been many offers on the way, but research takes time. We didn't go with the cheap and cheerful - that has its own issues. It's never about making a…

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Distilled.Artist.Events - do you know what this means?

Distilled.Artist.Events - do you know what this means?

16th August 2019
I can't count how many times I've had a phone call from a logistics company asking how to find us. Then there are all those parcels that just haven't turned up on time, only to arrive by hand from the other side of the village a few weeks later. Some…

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Hemp Tank and the eco way forward

Hemp Tank and the eco way forward

14th July 2019
I think that a lot of people (80% of the UK population) are now familiar with the fact that Cannabis isn't just about smoking a sneaky spliff behind locked doors. Cannabinoids have been available as a whole host of oils, pastes, balms, bodily preparations, edibles, and drinkables for a few…

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How wonderful is a Konjac Sponge?

How wonderful is a Konjac Sponge?

12th July 2019
The Konjac Sponge is a totally natural facial and body cleansing sponge made from root bulb fibers of Konjac (a.k.a. konjaku, konnyaku potato, devil's tongue, voodoo lily, or snake palm). Asian cultures have used konjac root for over 2,000 years, and konjac sponges have been a popular item there for about…

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Going greener with paper bags

Going greener with paper bags

11th July 2019
Single use plastics bother us!That's why we've been researching our packaging and trying to come up with a way of getting rid of single use plastics - plastic bags are our bugbear!We found glassine paper bags might be the answer and from early Autumn we hope to switch over to…

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Have you heard of Snake Oil Salesmen?

Have you heard of Snake Oil Salesmen?

19th June 2019
Snake oil is a term for deceptive marketing.It comes from 19th-century Chinese railroad workers who used medicine made from the Chinese water snake. The stuff worked; rich in Omega-3 fatty acids, it effectively treated conditions such as arthritis and bursitis. Americans were amazed by its healing powers.The term took on…

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We love small festivals!

We love small festivals!

19th June 2019
This year we've seen at least half a dozen small, grassroots festivals 'go under'. A great shame as this is where new bands, small traders and local community get to enjoy a day or three of celebrating life, encounter something new and challenge their viewpoints. FEG was going to be at…

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