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Crikey, the last 5 days have gone quickly and I’m finally over the jet lag! I’m currently writing this sat on the top of the Jagat Niwas Hotel in Udaipur overlooking the majestic Lake Palace Hotel - it’s the hotel that’s featured in Octopussy, and they don’t let you forget it!
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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,...

The Post Christmas Update

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What a crazy couple of months we’ve had at Paper High from October to January! With introducing new seasonal staff to the world of Paper High and preparing ourselves for the big Christmas rush I think that it’s safe to say, we’ve made through to the other side in one piece! Yay!  After the...
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Father’s day is coming, it’s not too far away now! Don’t forget! Being a Fair Trade gift company we thought we’d give you some of our favourite gift ideas. We have named this year ‘The Year of The bag’ and so our number one gift idea has to be one of...
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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.
2020 has been an interesting year, to say the least! Life as we know it changed in a matter of weeks and we all had to learn to adjust to this new way of life. As a warehouse, we had to change the way we worked to protect our staff and all of our amazing customers. Being...
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The next day was spent at our felt producers, again looking at new lines and discussing existing ones, oh and drinking more tea!   The afternoon was filled with running around Kathmandu seeing the rest of our producers.  I didn’t really have too much to do but as I was there I wanted to say hello...
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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...
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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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Selling Fair Trade and environmentally-friendly products is our aim at Paper High, and it’s hard to imagine a product more eco-friendly than the ones that we source from Eco Maximus. This is a company which makes paper from a rather unusual recycled product- elephant dung! Not only is this material 100% natural, but the...

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