• Another one for the girls … Moxie teams up with Afripads

    Another one for the girls … Moxie teams up with Afripads

    Take a moment to tally up how much money you have spent on “that time of the month” – yep what you use for 12 weeks a year for however many years  - say …. 30 years take out a few pregnancies … before you know it I bet you have got to several hundred […]
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  • Thank you Thankyou – now let us help too

    Thank you Thankyou – now let us help too

    Its been just over a year since I started banging on about conscious shopping. I got really excited about social enterprises like TOMS and ThankyouWater  because I could see a way that I could give a little when buying things I needed anyway. 12 months on and I have become a bit despondent – a […]
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  • Camera straps that give back

    Camera straps that give back

    I have a new hobby – taking photos. I like the challenge of trying capture what is going on around me before it disappears. But boy has this hobby opened my eyes – to a whole new world of “gear” I need can dream about. One thing that erks me a bit is the logo on […]
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  • Give your SLR a “green lift”

    Give your SLR a “green lift”

    Did you notice that I said “SLR” and not “DSLR”? Remember the days of the ole 35mm film, filling it with photos, trudging off to the chemist to deposit the film and then coming back a few days later to see if you got a good photo? Those days are well and truly gone – […]
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  • New Year’s Resolutions – time to start afresh and shake off the past

    New Year’s Resolutions – time to start afresh and shake off the past

    My first week into my Project 52 photography challenge has gone ok – no masterpieces but I am being challenged to take stock of what is around me and be grateful. This week’s ShutterBag theme is the “Past” – here is my interpretation – the hand of my courageous grandmother. This 90 year old hand […]
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Another one for the girls … Moxie teams up with Afripads

• September 9, 2013 • Comments (0)
Another one for the girls … Moxie teams up with Afripads

Take a moment to tally up how much money you have spent on “that time of the month” – yep what you use for 12 weeks a year for however many years  - say …. 30 years take out a few pregnancies … before you know it I bet you have got to several hundred […]

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Thank you Thankyou – now let us help too

• July 17, 2013 • Comments (1)
Thank you Thankyou – now let us help too

Its been just over a year since I started banging on about conscious shopping. I got really excited about social enterprises like TOMS and ThankyouWater  because I could see a way that I could give a little when buying things I needed anyway. 12 months on and I have become a bit despondent – a […]

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Camera straps that give back

• May 12, 2013 • Comments (0)
Camera straps that give back

I have a new hobby – taking photos. I like the challenge of trying capture what is going on around me before it disappears. But boy has this hobby opened my eyes – to a whole new world of “gear” I need can dream about. One thing that erks me a bit is the logo on […]

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Thumbs up for The Life Tie Project

• August 24, 2012 • Comments (0)
Thumbs up for The Life Tie Project

Cancer is scary. There are lots and lots of types of cancer. It’s insidious. When your family or friends are diagnosed, you mourn, you grieve for what is ahead of them. You want to help but don’t know how. I make meals, I organise meal rosters (I love the takethemameal site), I have coffee and […]

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We love WeWood eco-friendly watches!

• June 28, 2012 • Comments (1)
We love WeWood eco-friendly watches!

We have shouted out for these eco-friendly  watches before – they are trendy, sustainable and for each sale a new tree is planted! In case you missed our last shout out – check out the full specs here.        We would love to say that we brought these little beauties to everyone’s attention […]

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Ties for the socially conscious man – FIGS (fashion inspired global sophistication)

• June 15, 2012 • Comments (8)
Ties for the socially conscious man – FIGS (fashion inspired global sophistication)

So the man in your life spends more time in business attire than the trendy Jedidah tees or  funky Gideon shoes? No fear he can still have a socially conscious wardrobe item – a socially conscious tie or scarf from FIGS. The range of ties available from FIGS is wide, from cool silk ties with […]

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Mrs Morley’s cash mob – haberdashery and life lessons

Mrs Morley’s cash mob – haberdashery and life lessons

• August 19, 2012 • Comments (3)

Yesterday I took part in something special – something that reminded me that shopping should serve a purpose other than instant personal gratification and plumping up a corporates balance sheet. I took part in a ‘cash mob’. I had heard of a ‘flash mob’ but a ‘cash mob’? The concept is the same but this […]

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Noooooo – Christmas can’t be over – ‘back to school’ sales already?

Noooooo – Christmas can’t be over – ‘back to school’ sales already?

• January 3, 2013 • Comments (1)

You have probably noticed that nomorepastrami slipped off the radar a bit towards the end of last year. Sorry about that – life just got a bit overwhelming. But I’m back. With renewed vigour and a steely ‘new years resolutiony’ pledge to be more organised with my posts (and many other aspects of my life – […]

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Swap this for that – the eco friendly Christmas hamper

Swap this for that – the eco friendly Christmas hamper

• November 19, 2012 • Comments (0)

The lead up to christmas is a unique time on public transport – the extra parcels people need to make space for prove for some interesting people watching. For me, one of the hardest gifts to bring home is  ye ole corporate Christmas hamper . You know the type – cheap wine, flavoured cheese crackers, […]

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