Convenience Comes at a Cost [Part 1 in D.I.Y. Series]

February 26, 2018

Convenience Comes at a Cost [Part 1 in D.I.Y. Series]

It's said that "cleanliness is next to godliness" and in my mind this translates to: impossible for any of us mere mortals to achieve.  Perhaps of more relevance to our 21st Century lives however is the fact it’s an exhausting, expensive and never-ending process.  Further, when we consider the number of requisite products to be purchased it becomes extremely time-consuming to select each item from everything on offer, made yet even harder to navigate because we all have different micro needs.  As a result, and completely understandably, we often purchase whatever is made readily available to us out of sheer convenience

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Lost in a Loveless Social Media Void

February 15, 2018

Lost in a Loveless Social Media Void

It is hard not to feel extremely bitter and frustrated with capitalism, cheap and lazy "creatives" and the continual devaluation of my work by those who don't give a damn about where something originated; and whilst I am trying to run a business and therefore don't want to lose out on potential revenue* I feel most angry and upset about the fact someone else is always taking credit for my work and preventing me from gaining the exposure and recognition I deserve. 

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Supporting Small.

November 25, 2017

Supporting Small.

Today's #smallbusinesssaturday, the one day of the year we're encouraged to shop small. The large companies and corporations have 364 days in the year to reign you in, along with huge revenues, and we get today. The same large companies and corporations who brought Black Friday to the masses, who turn over profits in excess of millions, if not billions, who steal the ideas of small businesses and sell them for cheaper than we ever could courtesy of economies of scale, and so on... Thanks capitalism!

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