Archive: September 2013 - Deborah Tuite

Two Wrongs Do Not Make a Right!

My husband and I went shopping for a larger kitchen table. We found one that seemed to fit our needs - an extension table made from certified sustainable white oak from America that was shipped to Malaysia to be turned into a table that was for sale in an English shop for 600 Pounds. There was something terribly wrong with that. Like the characters in TAKEN ABACK, British men and women sacrificed, struggled, and died to maintain an empire that stretched across the globe so that they might relieve the occupied lands of their finest and most coveted resources - spices and gems, lumber and dyes,...

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