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 […]

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 […]

Banana Cake

Large ripe FAIR TRADE bananas x 3 (When mashed, there should be 12 fl oz.) 375g Plain flour 2 tsp Baking powder 2 tsp Ground cinnamon 1 tsp Salt 3 eggs 125ml Vegetable Oil 200g Granulated sugar (unrefined) 100g Soft brown sugar 2 tsp Vanilla Flavouring Tbsp Lemon Juice Heat the oven to 180°C (350°F, […]

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 […]

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 […]