I bought a @Fairphone #wearefairphone

I knew I was about due the end of my contract with Three, and I’ve had days where I’ve loved my Samsung S3, and days when I haven’t, but I’m guessing no phone is perfect. Was getting excited about the idea of the Samsung S5 as apparently they’d improved loads of things on it, particularly Continue Reading →

Chocolate Calorie Cake

A sure-fire winner with everyone (especially me on My Birthday… yes, it’s my birthday today!)! Take: 1/2 pat butter (butter/margarine mixture) 2 tablespoons honey 1 tablespoon sugar 1 dessert-spoon drinking chocolate powder Meltall the above ingredients down in a large saucepan, on the lowest heat possible. SUGGESTION: Towards the end of melting time, try adding Continue Reading →

Supporting British Farmers

British Farmers Need Our Support (October 2008) What is the best way to support British Farmers? (April 2008) Campaign for British Farmers to get a Fair Deal (October 2007) Check out how British Farmers are working with the environment, and opening their farms to you (annually, June) The supermarkets are now stocking more and more Continue Reading →

General Links (Fair Trade)

Eldis Corporate Social Responsibility (Resource Guide) Ethical Consumer (Online Magazine) Ethical Junction (linking business/consumers) Ethical & Fairtrade Tourism Ethical Money (The Guardian articles) Fair Trade Federation (American) Fairtrade Foundation (Organises Fair Trade Fortnight, next 1-13 March 2005) IFAT: The International Fair Trade Association Jubilee Campaign – Human Rights Issues Make Trade Fair (Oxfam Campaign) Rough Continue Reading →

Fair Trade Fortnight

Fair Trade Fortnight for 2010 starts today, and runs until 7th March. This year the theme is “The Big Swap”: Follow on Twitter Become a Fan on Facebook See Photos on Flickr drbexl Life Explorer, HE/learning, Christian, cultural history, WW2 posters: Keep Calm & Carry On, digital world, coach, ENFP, @digitalfprint, @ww2poster http://drbexl.co.uk Like it? Continue Reading →

Buying Fair Trade

Amnesty International Shop Cafe Direct (Coffee) Divine Chocolate Dubble Chocolate (delicious) Epona (Organic and fair trade sportswear (at least, all the cotton is organic)) Ethical Superstore Greater Good Network (with The Hunger Site) Hug (Organic and fair trade – clothing) Level Ground (Coffee) Natural Collection (See “bed & bath” and “eco clothing” – organic but Continue Reading →