Posts Tagged: Oxfam

Shopping! For Scotland, and second-hand.

It’s all about shopping this week – food shopping, where I’m bossily suggesting you think ‘Scotland first’ to support our fabulous Scottish food and drink sector. Its growth is vital to the continued prosperity of the nation, and particularly important for our rural economy. And while you’re thoughtfully choosing Scottish meat cheese and butter, don’t… Read more »

Fast fashion in context

For years, if asked (and admittedly, I wasn’t asked very often) the quote by which I tried to live my life was ‘Mistrust all enterprises that require new clothes’. I came across it in EM Forster’s 1908 novel ‘A Room with a View’ when I was a student and it struck a chord. Skint and… Read more »