16 Christmas Presents That Won't Fund Large Corporations
How much are large corporations going to make from you this Christmas? How much will you give to Amazon, Tesco, eBay and Apple gifts?
Instead, how about supporting small businesses and individual craftsmen?
The best thing you can do to skip the corps is to pop along to you nearest town and scan its fringes for independent craft shops and galleries.
However, if you prefer to shop online, here are some products you can buy straight from the artist, in Britain and Ireland.
(Note: we support PayPal, a large business, because it provides a secure way for small businesses to manage transactions.)