Adventures in Shopping – BarcelonaA bit about my adventures in trying to avoid shopping in the obvious places. Click on 'About Me' at the top of the page to find out more.
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Beautiful custom made furniture
I just bought a flat. Well, I did in November, and it’s still sinking in. Luckily for me I could more or less move in, although there was a fair amount of stuff to be done, and I am lucky … Continue reading
Posted in General Tagged artesanal, Barcelona, carpenter, carpintero, furniture, made to measure furniture, madero, muebles Leave a comment
Dirty White Gold
I’ve posted before about the true costs of ‘cheap’ clothing, most recently in the ‘Who Made My Pants’ article. Well here is someone doing some great work into investigating those costs in more detail. From her website: “Leah Borromeo is … Continue reading
Posted in General Tagged clothes, collective, cotton, ethics, fair trade, indian farmers, local, organic, traditional 1 Comment
Papers Coma – get your printing and binding done here.
I just want to briefly raise the profile of Papers Coma again – they really are a fantastic place to do business. I just had to get some reasonably complex printing and binding done. It was done promptly and efficiently with … Continue reading
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