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 Gift Ideas #4

Giving the gift of an experience is incredibly meaningful. It’s one of my all-time favourite things to give because it means spending time with your loved one. Experiences create memories that last forever. Here are some fun ideas in Melbourne!...

Spring-wardrobe-cleanout

Let’s talk about clothes. As the new season is finally here, we can shed those heavy coats and dust off our summer fashion favourites. It’s time for lighter fabrics and cooler colours as Spring turns into our lovely Australian Summer. As I walk through...

The Big Event – The Ocean Cleanup

Happy FriYay! I’ve spent a lot of time enjoying some of Australia’s most beautiful beaches. I feel very blessed to live in this beautiful country. I am both amazed by the breathtaking beauty of these beaches and yet, saddened by a horrible reality....