Giving up supermarkets for Lent (a guest post)

Great to see urbanism and spirituality collide. Both are about strengthening community. I first got into urbanism issues when I gave up parking lots for lent.

A year without supermarkets

Now today we hand over to a lovely lady called Jackie Spurrier who is a Dorset artist and part of the big (and fantastic) campaign to stop Tesco opening a store in Sherborne in Dorset. Jackie decided to give up supermarkets for lent and we asked her to tell us all about her experience. We hope you enjoy the post. We’ll be back at the end of it to add our thoughts.

tesco 2I live in Sherborne in Dorset, one of England’s most beautiful towns. We have a market twice a week, a plethora of interesting independent high street shops and two

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