The ethical Christmas gift list

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The ethical Christmas gift list I’m finding it increasingly difficult to choose thoughtful gifts for any of my loved ones. Christmas is particularly challenging. Mr Maven is bored with my usual rota of wallets, watches and briefcases; the choice for kids is either disposable, cheaply … [read more]

Embracing the Christmas chaos

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Too soon? Not according to the retailers and advertising executives. The Halloween costumes are barely back in the wardrobe before the Christmas countdown begins these days. And this year I’m hosting 13 people on Christmas Day, so I do have to start thinking through my … [read more]