Madi Wallner is the woman behind independent clothing company, Thrift Generation. Having recently launched their brand new t-shirt design, and with their upcoming Girl Power Networking event, we had a natter to find out more,
A Saturday and Monday ritual, perfect for meeting friends, searching for bargains, and earning a living. Sneinton Market spawned many businesses for the people of Nottingham, and some families ended up running their own market stalls. Stallholders were often larger-than-life characters, valuing their family heritage and passing on their trade to their children. Steve Coxon comes from a line of barrow boys and carries on the disappearing tradition of the general dealer with a second-hand shop in Victoria Road, Netherfield. Colin Haynes interviewed him as part of a Heritage Lottery funded project, Stories of Sneinton Market.
Nottingham will never be mistaken for Paris but it is slowly being reorganised into French-style ‘quarters.’ In April the city council approved plans for Royal, Canal and Castle quarters to go with the business-orientated Creative Quarter that is based in and around Hockley. While LeftLion understand that there are as yet no plans to actually reorganise residential areas of Nottingham into arrondissements, readers may be wondering if there are also plans afoot to create the equivalent of Paris’ bohemian Left Bank.