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Learning From The Past To Survive The Future

One of the sad things about our modern lives of convenience is that we have lost many of the, admittedly time consuming, skills that can help us to save money, reduce waste and live more in harmony with our environment. For example my great-grandad grew his own vegetables as a matter of course but somewhere…
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Shopping Is Politics

I’ve had lots of conversations with friends and customers recently and it’s interesting to hear how we are all wrestling with the same issues and trying to be mindful about our purchases. For instance it turns out that two sisters who regularly come up to the shop have altered their chocolate eating habits in exactly…
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The Perfect Storm

Hello out there, How are you doing? Below is an update on how things are for me at the moment. Do you have a few minutes to spare? I love my life and my job as a shopkeeper selling high quality ethical clothing, it feels great to not have my morals compromised by my working…
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ALL THE GEAR

Hi Folks, One of things I most often find myself saying to customers as they ponder a purchase, and by way of justification, is that living around here does require an arsenal of clothing to tackle the different, and increasingly extreme, weather conditions. Whilst outdoor brands promote their products with death defying shots of extreme…
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