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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Who made your pants? Lingerie to change the World.
(This is not Barcelona-specific, but they do mail order) I am obsessed with underwear. I do mean my own. Pretty, frilly, lacy, brightly coloured – I love it all. Few are the days when – if run over – I … Continue reading
Posted in General, Gifts Tagged clothes, collective, cooperative, ethics, fair trade, General, Gifts, hand made, knickers, pants, Presents, underwear 3 Comments
La Hamaca – locally grown fruit and vegetables
I stumbled across this place when I called into the Xarxa Consum yesterday. It’s been open for two months and is part of the Barcelona ‘km0‘ (Kilometre Zero) slow food movement: All the produce comes from local co-operatives, and each … Continue reading
Posted in Drink, Food, General Tagged ethics, fair trade, Food, food miles, General, groceries, local, Shopping in Barcelona, traditional 1 Comment
Greener Cleaning – Part One of an Occasional Series: Cleaning Silver
The Doing the Shopping blog has been away, but will be back in Barcelona in October looking out for eco and wallet-friendly (there’s a crisis on, in case you didn’t know!) shopping options. In the meantime we’re interested in hearing … Continue reading
Posted in Cleaning, General Tagged baking powder, Cleaning Products, ethics, General, salt, silver, Soap, sodium bicarbonate, waste 3 Comments