Category Archive: Society

Ethical shopping: good intentions now come with added sparkle

When a small student shop in Durham stacked the first ethically responsible goods on the shelves, promising the farmers and workers a fair and steady price for their yield, they could have had… Continue reading

H.M. The Queen’s Visit to Ireland: How Style Set the Diplomatic Tone

The Queen has just returned from her historic state trip to the Republic of Ireland, with her grace, dignity and diplomacy catching headlines. With so many public events scheduled, we all had high… Continue reading

All Hail Lady Gaga

In the past week the build up to Lady Gaga’s only UK concert this year has been completely inescapable, unless you live in a cave on the moon with your eyes shut and your… Continue reading

Style Reigns at the Royal Wedding

The day of the royal wedding was a high day for fashion. Or so many journalists are telling us. I would like to suggest that all the stunning outfits of the day were… Continue reading

Little Moreton Hall: A Quirky Kind of Paradise

In rural Cheshire there is a wonderful, albeit slightly psychedelic, slice of heaven. The quirky and topsy-turvy 15th century timber manor house of the de Moreton family is as fascinating as it is… Continue reading