Launch Pad

In these days of pause where nothing much seems to happen and no-one seems to take much notice anyway, politicians¬†introduce¬†policies that threaten fragile environments, reduce health benefits and cut back public transport. Policies and revisions of policies are quietly launched in the hope that no-one will notice. Something else is running quietly in the backgroundContinue reading “Launch Pad”

Shopping ethically…

… almost requires a graduate degree in economics (another area I failed dismally in at high school). I can participate in Fair Trade campaigns and look to buy what is not necessarily cheapest and what seems to be a better deal to the producers, whether they be local dairy farmers or subsistence plantation workers inContinue reading “Shopping ethically…”