Charity Shops and Sustainability


Last month I started shopping in charity shops. It all started with a Hobbs jumper in the Cancer Research window. I saw it, mulled over the downsides of buying it, thought about the upsides of having it, bought it.

The decision to buy th...

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Chaucer and M&S: NOOS

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