The curious return of ‘make do and mend’
Fixing my coat stand at the Harland Works repair cafe
Good afternoon members — and welcome to Tuesday’s Tribune.
Make do and mend is making a comeback. Whether it’s the impact of 13 years of austerity or environmental concerns, the idea of repairing something rather than throwing it away is back in vogue. Right to Repair is a global movement which links together organisations all over the world, and also ca…