Charity Shop Finds

If you have read my blog for awhile, you will know that I have been working for a local charity (Prama) since last September, and I love it. I mainly run their social media accounts, whilst also working on marketing and general admin as well. The charity have several shops across Dorset, and I really enjoyed visiting them to take photos for the website and social media before lockdown. Our...

Taking Part in the 40 Days 40 Items Challenge for Prama

Traditionally Lent is a time for giving up something but, as my failed New Year’s Resolutions will show you, I don’t deal well with depriving myself of certain foods. Instead, this year I will be taking part in the 40 Days, 40 Items challenge to support local charity Prama (who I also work for alongside this blog). For those that aren’t aware, the 40 Day, 40 Item challenge involves choosing...

Why You Should Visit Your Local Charity Shop

I must admit, I never used to ‘get’ charity shops. I wasn’t sure they were for me, and I was a bit hesitant about trying to find something which somebody else had deemed unworthy (yes, I realise how awful that sounds). Ever since I started working for a charity, however, I have realised how amazing they really are. Not only do they allow those who don’t have a lot of...

Julia’s House Creekmoor

•Press Event• I will be honest, up until recently I didn’t really have much of an interest in charity shops. Of course I knew how important they were for charities to raise funds for their individual causes, but I didn’t feel that charity shops were really ‘for me’, and I didn’t go in many for this reason. I also didn’t know much about the charities local to me, as I...