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Post by Jaded Green on 11th April 2013, 5:55 pm

I meant to post this the other week when I saw this family featured on the BBC

http://britishfamily.co.uk/

Looks like an interesting challenge.

I can manage to use Lush stuff, no problem!
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Post by Dandelion on 11th April 2013, 8:13 pm

After many years of resisting my mother telling me to buy Hotter shoes, I finally caved in, and bought myself a pair of shoes for wearing to DD2's graduation in the summer. (Shhhh, don't tell my mother....!) I was very surprised and pleased to discover that they are made in the UK - we used to have an amazing tradition as shoemakers in the UK, but most shoes seem to be from the orient now. Didn't realise that Lush was from the UK - presumably Body Shop still is too? Which other products and companies are specifically made in Britain?

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