A Drop in the Ocean: When Less is More

Creative gift ideas that cost little, waste nothing but mean everything Last month, I wrote to you of practicality. Of reclaiming the “need” of gift-giving because, in delivering essential items, we are automatically reducing hazardous waste and corporate-fuelled climate change. Yet, to paraphrase Love Actually, most of us don’t want something we need, we want… Continue reading A Drop in the Ocean: When Less is More

Christmas: The most wonderful – and morally conflicting – time of the year

My name is Holly. Thus, despite being born in March, it is my birthright, a christened and legally-binding imperative that I must, no matter what, love Christmas. And I do – from the heady smell of the pine tree to the three kinds of potatoes tumbling off my gluttonous plate. Yet, for me, Christmas is… Continue reading Christmas: The most wonderful – and morally conflicting – time of the year