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
Rituels d’Orient Spa / Hamman
For several months the lovely Sairica Rose and I had been trying to find a time when neither of us was (a) on some work-related jaunt across the world or (b) working such crazy hours that ‘free time’ was a … Continue reading
Posted in General, Going Out Tagged Bathroom, Cosmetics, Gifts, organic, party, Shopping in Barcelona, Soap Leave a comment
Soap is one of those quotidian items that can become a simple luxury. Last year I tried to cut down on packaging by buying those big ‘family-size’ bottles from the supermarket, but generically-scented shower-gel made for a joyless bathtime experience, … Continue reading