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13 Reasons Why You Should Buy Second Hand

reasons you should buy second hand

I really feel like there continues to be a stigma about charity shop clothing. I still hear people use the line “they’re dead people’s clothes!” And whilst there may be an element of truth on occasion, because yeah, you might choose to have a clear out and donate to a charity shop after someone has […] Read more…

The Best Magical Christmas Days Out In Yorkshire

Christmas days out Yorkshire

All in one place and will be updated every year, here are The Best Magical Christmas Days Out In Yorkshire The Santa Special from Pickering Train Station, North Yorkshire This is a huge hit with families as the journey takes 75 minutes which is just enough time to hold the attention of most little ones. […] Read more…

How To Take Part In #SecondHandSeptember

#SecondHandSeptember is a campaign run by the charity Oxfam to raise awareness of the impact of fast fashion. They’re looking for people to take a 30 day pledge to SAY NO to buying new clothes. You can sign up here. Why do we need a campaign? Every week 11 million items of clothes end up […] Read more…

13 Non-Pay Benefits To Ask About At Interview

I’m sick of seeing so many job adverts where I know I could do the job but they say “Salary Competitive”. This is not a salary! Job applications require time, effort, research, travel to interviews, a new outfit, emotional investment. To not even know what might be offered is absurd. But would you feel confident […] Read more…