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nursery provided us with a beautiful and the gallery environment. In fact
tree free of charge. We decided to we’ve made a conscious decision
keep the decorating ‘green’ and used that as from January we will only
eco-friendly and bio-degradable be stocking things from artists and
decorations, mostly hand made by craftspeople or those that are Fair
us and our artists. We popped corn, Trade, with no exceptions! Not only
baked oranges, threaded nuts, and does this make us feel better about
sewed hearts for weeks…. This was, what we are selling but generally
we thought, a fantastic idea until these people are much more pleasant
our ever present friends ‘those pesky to deal with. The season of goodwill
mice’ got hold of it. The popcorn definitely does not extend into trade
decorations (which had taken me fairs! It also makes us realise that if
and my kids about a week to thread) you can run a business with a smile
were beautiful for all of 2 days before on your face, people will return that
they gradually became shredded smile, rather than a frown.
into supper for a hungry family of
rodents! This year we’re going metal of year we find ourselves in a difficult Once Christmas is over we get a
decos all the way! (they are fair trade position, there is so much about few weeks of well earned rest! We
though…) Christmas that is not ethical. The close on Christmas eve and then
endless packaging, the unwanted don’t open again until mid January.
As you can probably tell, we run the gifts, the tat…! So we try very hard Although this year won’t be much of
gallery with a strong ethical and to stick to our guns and only stock a rest as we’re launching the online
eco-friendly ethos and at this time things that really sit happily with us shop arm of the gallery in the Spring.
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