Confessions of a Food Guru.

Confession Time for Simon Preston, Festival of Thrift’s Food Guru
Though I’ve spent the last couple of decades banging on about good, local, seasonal food – I must confess…

Fighting Fast Fashion the Thrifty Way

‘A day at the Races’, fishing and the steelworks.
A dress made to resemble a giant lobster pot and a dress with the skyline of the steelworks running around the skirt, lit up with hidden fairy-lights stitched into the fabric.

House moving, the pains and the gains.

Thoughtful thinking in stressful times…

Friend of the festival and marketing guru Karen Marshall gives us some top tips on moving house – without moving the contents into landfill.