Katrine Carstens

Katrine Carstens

Katrine Carstens is Danish, but has spent a decade in London as well as experiencing life the Netherlands and Switzerland. Landing in journalism via International Development, she has spent time living and working with the Pondo people of the Wild Coast in South Africa and was involved with an NGO in Geneva training journalists from developing countries on climate change, food security and peace building. Inspired by working with these journalists, she took the plunge and studied with the London School of Journalism before joining Sublime Magazine. She has a long standing interest in sustainability and what makes the wheels of society go around.

Stravaig’ means ‘to wander’ in Scots and at the Stravaigin restaurant in Glasgow’s vibrant West End you never know where on the culinary globe you might end up. Celebrating its 20th anniversary this year, it is a place with one foot firmly in the past and the other boldly in the future

The concept of Jonathon Porritt's new book The World We Made is brilliantly simple. Taking the viewpoint of a fictional woman writing in 2050, Alex McKay, it charts how world events and progress from 2014 leads to a new, much more sustainable status quo

Hidden away in Cloth Fair, an ancient street in the City of London with a colourful history in the textile trade, lies the first vegetarian and organic Italian restaurant in town

The concept of Jonathon Porritt's new book The World We Made is brilliantly simple. Taking the viewpoint of a fictional woman writing in 2050, Alex McKay, it charts how world events and progress from 2014 leads to a new, much more sustainable status quo

With Christmas around the corner, many of us will be considering whether to get a tree or not. But how many of us will think about where the seed for that tree came from and the conditions of the worker who harvested it in the first place? Probably not many. Fair Trees is on a mission to change that