Escape from Stormcage January 22, 2016

Today I learned that one of my favourite boutiques in town is going out of business, which is a damned shame; its funky and elegant and the prices are reasonable and everything is more or less luxury fair trade.  Apparently she has to close because she is tired, and I can understand that, but I […]

Fair Trade Principles in slow fashion and the economy

Fair trade principles state that through the intellectual and financial empowerment of individuals and through community building, advocacy and awareness campaigns, financial literacy and personal development programs, we can improve not just the quality of life but both industry and environmental standards. One of the primary difficulties I encounter while advocating for trafficking victims and […]

Inside the Birdcage November 23, 2015

International stuff first I suppose. Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’re no doubt aware of the recent terror attacks in France and elsewhere. Honestly, I’m too exhausted by trying to keep up with an actual narrative which isn’t clouded with either fear-mongering or overtly optimistic to give an indepth analysis, but here’s a […]