What’s Christmas About?

Or: This is Not a Feel-Good Christmas Post Christmas movies all seem to have clear opinions on what Christmas is about: “Christmas is about family.” “Christmas is about giving.” “Christmas is about peace.” About love. About feeling good. About believing (usually in Santa). But what makes them think they can summarise what Christmas is all…

Looking After The World’s Turtles

It’s World Turtle Day today, the 23rd of May (I love to rhyme), and in honour of these magnificent creatures that are so very endangered, SweetSilver is launching a little campaign. I call it a little campaign only because I am one person doing a little bit to help turtle conservation, but a little campaign is not…

Ethical Jewellery

While researching for my dissertation in December I stumbled upon Ute Decker’s website, which advertised an intriguing seminar she was due to hold in February on ‘Ethical Jewellery’. I signed up for it immediately without truly considering how I was going to get to London for the day, but I managed to attend it last…