Preserving the planet this picnic season

With the blossom a-bloomin’ and the sun a-shinin’, is it any wonder that the parks of Oxford have bustled with ray worshipping youths convincing themselves that they can, of course, finish their essay outside and whack out a problem sheet whilst their toes languidly graze the Thames’ (semi-) inviting tipple? Slimy with sun cream and […]

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Ethical Fashion: Style With Heart

Gillian Osrin, it’s fair to say, is an ethical-fashionista. Currently residing over the site of all-things-ethical that is Style With Heart, I ask Gillian for an insider’s take. “I’ve been in retail for about twenty years. I wanted to give something back.” It’s clear from the start that Gillian’s vision is an encompassing one. Perusing […]

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Giving the homeless a helping ‘pfand’

Traveling can truly open your eyes to the extraordinary, and often overlooked differences between supposedly similar regions. Take for example, the different drinking cultures to be found in my homeland of England, and my current home of Germany. Here in Deutschland, the cheapest beers will set you a back a mere sixty cents, and, conforming […]

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