#fashionsdirtysecrets: what can we learn?

Stacey Dooley is one of my all time idols and not just because she’s one of the best dancers on this year’s Strictly Come Dancing. She tackles subjects that aren’t talked of, and should be, head on and her most recent documentary: ‘Fashion’s Dirty Secrets’ looks at the shocking environmental impact that fast fashion has. Presenting a show on CBBC called ‘Show Me What You’re…

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trying to understand Diderot

Quelle est le livre pour ce mois? C’est le ‘Supplément au Voyage de Bougainville’ Par Diderot. Le livre est à propos un dialogue entre A et B, discutent du Voyage autour du monde du navigateur français Louis Antoine de Bougainville. En fait, le livre était inspiré par ces voyages. Je me demande combien du livre est vérité et combien est seulement des pensées philosophiques? What is the…

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can you buy ethically as a student? + tips

It is really encouraging to see that young people want to engage in an active conversation about where their clothes come from and how they can change clothing habits to become more ethical and sustainable, whatever their budget. So while I advocate ethical buying, I do so on a student’s budget and I think it is important to highlight this. Although I’m yet to experience the…

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#anewageinspiration: Wilson Oryema

Long time now #anewageinspiration post? Today’s interview is Wilson Oryema who I happily stumbled on whilst reading ELLE’s sustainability issue. Wilson is an ecological activist who has recently released a volume of poetry called Wait, it is no wonder I was eager to interview him given that he espouses all the things that I’m passionate about. Beyond the realms of discussing consumption in the modern…

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