Glastonbury 2015

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It’s that time of year again. Time to get the brolly out, clean off the wellies and find that moldy cagoule that’s been stuck in a bag for the last 51 weeks!!  You can buy one of our new leather bags to put it all in!! Yep, it’s Glastonbury Festival again and what’s...
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My flight to Delhi was early next morning, you never know how long to leave it as the traffic is so unpredictable, it may take 15 minutes to get to the airport, it may take an hour. Mind you I’m always the first one there!! I breezed through the formalities, which never happens! And...
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Have you ever wondered “what is Fair Trade”, what does it actually mean for a business to be Fair Trade? In recent years Fair Trade has been on the increase, but the origins of fair trade date back to as early as the 1950’s when Oxfam started to sell crafts made by Chinese refugees.
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It's only been 3 days but it seems I’ve been here a week already, with the jet lag kicking in and trying to keep me away till 3 am. It succeeded the other night but I had to force myself to sleep as I was up at 4.30 yesterday morning for a rickshaw ride through the sleepy,...
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Paper High came across WFTO accredited Noahs Ark a few years ago and is really excited to now be in our 2nd year of working with them. Noahs Ark supplies us with some of our Mango Wood photo frames, bowls, boxes, T- Light holders and Christmas decorations. (They can be easily identified by looking at...
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Apart from our main buying trip around March / April time we usually pop over to India (as you do!) once or twice more over the year just to see how things are progressing with our orders.  It’s always a good idea to keep on top of how orders and quality are progressing.
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Sorry, this one comes a bit late but you know how it goes!! No time at all when you get back! My last blog left you in the magical city of Udaipur, Rajasthan. India's Venice of the east, I am very fortunate that I go there each year. My last day...

A Yarn about Woolley

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If you didn’t know already this week 6-12TH October it’s all about wool Don’t worry, you might be wondering why we have a picture of a man next to an extremely woolly sheep. We’re not just being strange, this is the co-founder & director of Paper High, Mark Woolley...
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The lead up to visiting our producers in India and Nepal is always an exciting time, thinking of where we’re going, remembering friends we’re going to see again in another part, making sure everything is set up and before we go. Unfortunately I was off on my own this year as we’ve just had...
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Did you know it was World Day against Child Labour last Friday?? No, nor did we!! But we thought you’d like to know something about it. As a Fair Trade company, we feel very close to this subject. Too many times you find that children in developing countries are being forced into the workplace...

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