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Dating during lockdown

Dating during lockdown

On-line dating has firmly established itself as the new norm and according to Pink News nearly two-thirds of LGBTQI+ couples in the UK met online and approximately 39% of straight couples. It may be safe to say that this has gone up even more during lockdown!  We asked you for your lockdown dating stories and you didn’t disappoint... Abbie I'm in a long distance relationship with my long term girlfriend, Hayley (she/her) and our dates mainly happen over Skype when we can't physically be together. Hayley lives in Canada and I am from Scotland. We have been together for nearly 6...

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Things white people can do to support Black Lives Matter right now

Things white people can do to support Black Lives Matter right now

By Beth Kennedy Photo by Maria Oswalt on Unsplash As a white person, it is impossible to truly understand what our black brothers and sisters go through on a daily basis. You may be feeling helpless and distraught when you see all the protests and police violence on the news. There are a few things you can do right now to play your part in this revolution (because that is what it is and it’s a long time coming). This is by no means a way to become a “white knight” - it’s for people who simply wish to contribute something - especially...

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Made in the UK fabric accessories for these times

Made in the UK fabric accessories for these times

Update England: masks to be worn on public transport from 15th June https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/jun/04/face-masks-to-be-made-compulsory-on-public-transport-in-england We had such a success with our handmade face masks, which kept selling out as soon as they were listed, that we decided to use the London factory which makes our shirts to make us a bulk order. Made from the same cotton poplin that we use for our fun shirts. Features UK made face mask for domestic use Purchase 2 : one to wash, one to wear Two layers of tightly woven cotton fabric with over ear loops Integral pocket so you can add your own filters Pliable aluminium insert...

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NHS Superheroes Button up shirt.

NHS Superheroes Button up shirt.

***update 14th July*** We have made our first payments for 84 shirts sold = £458.80, thank you to everyone who has purchased so far. Still plenty more shirts available.   People living in the UK are blown away by the dedication of its NHS staff, working in difficult and stressful situation.  We wanted to celebrate all the staff from cleaners and admin staff as well as of course the doctors and nurses. A chance tweet from one of our customers, Katie, a Chaplin at Newcastle Hospital on Twitter requesting a celebratory superhero shirt led to a collaboration with Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust to produce this...

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