Janine in Quarantine

Janine in Quarantine

I created this blog to write about good business and the exciting world of social enterprise. During this crazy time with the COVID19 pandemic, I’m at a loss of how to make a connection to my meaningful message. As I sit in my apartment in Lapland, Finland under...
Bottletop & Global Goals

Bottletop & Global Goals

I’ve been a passionate advocate of Bottletop for many years now. I wrote about them in 2013 and was excited to be able to sell some of their bags in Australia. I not only love their bag designs incorporating upcycled metal ring pulls, but also their continued...
Serving the City of Paris

Serving the City of Paris

Travelling the world is an extraordinary gift and one that I am immensely grateful for. When I was in my 20’s and 30’s it seemed much easier to meet people as I mostly stayed in hostels and spent time going out to pubs and bars. Oh, how life has changed…and now I’m in...
Meaningful Paris

Meaningful Paris

Some people come to Paris to visit the magnificent sights and Museums. Some spend their days enjoying the flavours of French fair and people watching from tiny tables outside grand restaurants. Some just love wandering the laneways or visiting doorways with mystery...