Console row raises bigger questions

If you’re the kind of soft-hearted - or rigidly moral - person who has always given to charity, the Rehab and CRC revelations a few years ago will have shaken your faith in the sector, but probably not weakened your resolve to do what you felt is right. Both of those, however, could be understood under [...]

Hurrah for the humble charity shop

I wrote this piece for Monday's Herald, after a piece in last week's Sunday Times by Brenda Power got up my nose. Thoughts welcome!Hurrah for the humble charity shop, which has gradually climbed the ranks of respectability and can now be “permitted” in the holy of holies, Grafton Street.Now, Barnardo’s can sit cosily in the retail [...]

2013-07-17T14:22:16+00:00 July 17th, 2013|Categories: Opinion|Tags: , , , , |