Sri Lanka: Sthree – Supporting Women’s Development in Kandy

Sri Lanka: Sthree – Supporting Women’s Development in Kandy

We've nearly been in Sri Lanka now for two weeks and our second stop was Kandy. For travellers (us included) this place is usually a quick one or two night stop off to explore Sigiriya and Dambulla. Whilst in Kandy we stumbled upon the Sthree social enterprise which is one of the Women's Development Centre projects. [...]

3 Steps To Help Solve The Palm Oil Problem

3 Steps To Help Solve The Palm Oil Problem

It seems the Iceland Christmas advert, banned or not banned, has gotten everyone's ears open to the issues surrounding palm oil. Seriously Iceland, I already loved you for your frozen Greggs pasties (once a northern lass, always a northern lass - also, currently craving one out here in Thailand!!!), but bravo for bringing this issue [...]

Ethical Men’s Clothing

On Sunday it was International Men's Day. To show appreciation for my male followers, I thought I'd share some ethical men's clothing (also ladies... Christmas is coming up... present suggestions for your Dad, Brother, Boyfriend?). Brothers We Stand Providing the basic essentials made in a wind-powered factory from organic cotton and recycled plastic bottles. Ecoalf [...]

Winter Coats

I suddenly realised earlier this month, when it started to get cold, that I didn't actually own a winter coat. And so... the hunt began. All I wanted was a plain, black, warm coat. Not much to ask you'd of thought?! What I found was a great selection of ethically made coats, but they were [...]