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Posts Tagged ‘ethical shopping

Teams United in Love of Sport

May 5, 2009

The Leighton Buzzard Observer – a local Bedfordshire newspaper, featured an article on The Hazyview Blue Bird Young Stars football team and their link with Leighton United Football Club. This article appeared in the 28th April edition of the paper and is the first of two features.  The second will include the experiences of 15 […]

Of African Origin Clothes distributed to people in Zimbabwe who REALLY needed them

March 8, 2009

Kendrick Imports http://www.kendrickimports.com now imports range of authentic Safari and travel clothing made by Of African Origin http://www.kendrickimports.com/index.php/of-african-origin The range includes shirts, blouses, shorts, t shirts, polo shirts, safari jackets, skirts and bandanas. All of the clothes are specifically designed for Safari and travel. The Company “Of African Origin” make the garments specifically for wear […]

Christmas for Hazyview Football Team

January 1, 2009

Kendrick Imports http://www.kendrickimports.com is an ethical trader and has just delivered a whole range of kit to the Bluebird Young Stars football team in Hazyview, South Africa. Jayne Green (Carol’s sister) has arranged for Leighton United Football Club based in Bedfordshire to “team up” with the Blue Bird Young Stars. Leighton United  http://www.leightonunitedfc.com/ have been […]

Kendrick Imports looks at hand weaving

August 27, 2008

During our recent trip to Swaziland we looked at the possibility of Kendrick Imports importing hand-woven throws, rugs and cushion covers in both mohair and cotton. In the north-west corner of Swaziland is a very small town called Piggs Peak where there is a family run business called Coral Stephens Handweaving. The business was founded […]

Natural insect repellent from South Africa

July 9, 2008

This insect repellent is DEET FREE. No nasty chemicals just natural ingredients. Bug-Geroff has been developed in an area known as the Lowveld in South Africa where effective insect repellent is essential. So it really works! BugGeroff is an all natural product but differs from other natural insect repellents on the market in that its […]

Monkey Apples

July 9, 2008

What are monkey apples? Monkey apples are the natural dried fruit that come from the Strychnos family of plants which are found in South Africa. Strychnos fruits are almost spherical and turn yellow when they are ripe. They are fleshy inside their thick woody shells. The fruit has a citrus fragrance. Collection: The fruits are […]