We’ve been silent! But it’s our birthday!

August marks a year since starting this blog… Happy birthday to us! Hooray for my dear friend who kick started things last year by turning the idea I’d chatted through with her into a reality and giving me this site as a birthday present (have a read about how and why things started). But you…

Justice within a system

Introducing the next series of blogs… Reusable nappies. But how on earth can we swing from modern day slavey to a constitutional crisis to the nappies you choose to put your babe in? What’s the link?

The choice to march

This weekend I was asked to speak at a protest March in London outside the South African embassy calling for the recalling, or stepping down of our current President, Jacob Zuma (a little Google search will give you the latest news from SA and why this march, and others like it in SA and around…

A short checking in blog

So this lovely little blog has been going for six months now. Thank you to those of you who have been writing and sharing your inspiring stories, to those of you have shared these stories on social media and even more importantly to those of you who have decided to make lifestyle changes in response…

How we came to pay a living wage

A few years ago I went with our domestic worker & her child to the dentist. The child’s teeth were rotten and the dentist asked “Why is your child not brushing her teeth?”, To which our domestic worker devastatingly replied “I can’t afford a toothbrush!” This was our journey towards paying a living wage.

Making it a just Christmas

December is nearly upon us and with it the Christmas celebrations are beginning. What can we do to make it a little more just?

It’s Fashion Month

So September is all about fashion. In fact its one big back-to-back fashion extravaganza! This week is New York Fashion Week followed by London next week, Milan the next and Paris the week after that. It’s a time of changing seasons, exquisite fabrics, beautiful people and clothes, clothes, clothes. Such a different world from the…

Rethinking the food I eat

Five years ago we were a couple of months into our new London lives and I was loving it! I loved walking and catching the train to work, I loved sitting out in the parks in the summer and I loved our house share and the new friends we were meeting. Money was still quite…

I made the change…

Over the month of August, we’ll be sharing how 4 people have become aware of something – some area of injustice if you will – and have decided to make a change in their life choices as a result… Read more about what we’ll be covering.

Let’s start at the very beginning…

I’ve had the idea for this blog brewing for the better part of a year. But i’m a procrastinator… and added to that I’m a big ninny! And so here is the story of how this blog came to be…