Living lightly in 2018

I wrote this at the end of December for the Herald and it's been just over three weeks...  How are we all doing on those resolutions? It’s the time of year when, for most of us, everything is full. Our bellies, our bins, our wardrobes and fridges are all heaving with things we needed, things we wanted, [...]

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: , , , , |