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The long and the short of it… A case of moral fibre

Alexandra Stuthridge lives in Vancouver, Canada, and is the technical business manager of the BioProducts Institute (BPI), a globally-leading research cluster at the University...
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Toilet Twinning initiative brings new appreciation to luxuries like toilet roll

Lesley Quirk is a specialist relationship manager for a charity initiative called Toilet Twinning. She liaises with corporates who support its campaign to provide clean water, proper toilets...
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“ Give me quality over price any day … I think people get too...

Julie Chen and Chris Forbes are the founders of The Cheeky Panda, the multi-award winning UK based and global supplying sustainable bamboo tissue manufacturer. Here, Chris discusses their own retail  references that...
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Lights, camera, clean-up…

How the paper towel helps in wiping down cameras to patting down the shine on the foreheads of talent on set Johnny Domingo lives in Miami, Florida, and is the chief executive of Blue...
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It could only be 5-star tissue at this idyllic treehouse by the lake

One-stop bulk bought tissue is transported by boat – The Hangover – across Lake Harrison in British Columbia to her thriving home and business. Coleen Brown shares a glimpse of her beautiful lifestyle. We...
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For this creative cook the kitchen roll smooths away any spillage disasters

Charlie is a Bristol, UK-based food blogger and content editor who also runs a pop up pudding (dessert) club. When she isn’t eating or writing she can be found in the...
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Our top priority is quality – one high-quality product does the job of two...

Cenk Guner lives in Istanbul and works as a country manager for Industrial Process Products sales and business development in Turkey and Europe. He tells TWM about his tissue choices for...
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The Whole World Toilet Paper Museum

From the Kremlin to the McMurdo Station in The Antarctic and with celebrity signatures including Madonna and Woody Allen, Boston, Massachusetts couple Rich and Flo Newman have amassed a tissue treasure trove. We...
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Building a tissue empire from the Adelaide Mill… England

Angela Dawson is a writer and poet who has featured on community radio and at various venues around Melbourne, Australia, since 2000. Originally from Manchester, England, this year saw the release of her...
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Tissue … the perfect canvas for capturing life’s perfect moments

Claire Bowen is a Perth, Australia-based blogger, dramatist and self-described “leftie feminist greenie” who studies the impact of popular culture on the historical record. I’ll let you in on a secret –...
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When it comes to the perfect wedding speech… a Best Man should never be...

Unaccustomed as he is to public speaking, Adam, who is based in Bristol, England, finds inspiration conveniently comes to hand when he sits and thinks about his speech. High quality tissue paper products serve...
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Family tissue: for babies’ noses… and Construction Club

Creativity is at the heart of Brazilian Melissa Hoemke’s family. After living in London for 12 years she wants to do right by the children and the environment, and make sure she doesn’t...
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My three-point guide to tissue etiquette

By Matt from south London, UK Cheapest: too rough even for the toughest of men. Middle rank: comfortable, quality, full-bodied. Luxury: generally pointless, but essential for a girlfriend’s nose. I use toilet paper, kitchen roll...
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From the Himalayas to city life – a modern-day nomad’s world of tissue

Gary J. Carroll is an adventurer and professional photographer. Born in Birmingham, England, he travels the world as a street/urban photographer exploring different cultures, infrastructure and day-to-day living. When I live in one...
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Tissue ‘the unsung hero of our daily lives’

Dave Ripper is one of many to discover how prominent tissue is only when asked, as here, to recall their encounters with the vital aid to living. He lives in the south of England...
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Wherever I am in the world I’m never without face wipes!

Only now after putting pen to paper – or keystroke to screen – has Australian Aimee Andersen, 33, living in London, realised she is a one-woman research project into tissue use...
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Tomas is shocked to discover that he’s a big tissue user after all

Originally from the Czech Republic, Tomáš Tvrz, 28, has lived and worked for several years in the UK and also in Canada. He talks to TWM about his tissue buying preferences. “...
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When you are dealing with those messy creatures – otherwise known as children –...

Originally from Australia, Mary-Lou Mcdonald is a serial traveller and has lived all over the world working primarily as a nanny, in which profession her keen interest in the martial art...
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And baby makes three … plus lots more tissue product

With a first child on the way, soon-to-be-dad Anders Wendel, originally from Denmark but now living and working in London, suspects he’ll soon be learning a lot more that he used...
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A tes souhaits!*

Now living and working in London after 11 years in France, Rebecca was in New York when she discovered the one thing the much-loved multi-tasking kitchen roll is not great for. TWM/1....
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Whether at home or abroad, when buying tissue products I look for a balance...

Charlotte Lynn is a teacher from Canada working in the UK I love travelling and have been to many parts of the world and also lived in a couple of different countries:...
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From massage therapy to Muay Thai, quality tissue goes hand in glove

Nadia Hussain is a therapist living and working in London. In her spare time she practises Muay Thai, a form of mixed martial art that originates from Thailand. At home I live...
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Antibacterial kitchen wipes so perfect at messy meal times

With a demanding toddler to look after, self-confessed lazy shopper Gemma O’reilly, a mum and journalist who lives in west London, has had to think again about her tissue shopping needs. I...
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TWM helps Wesley open ‘a Pandora’s box’ of issues with his family tissue use

Born in the UK, Wesley Sawkins talks about his preference for bulk buying, his scepticism on presentation and corporates, and his experiences of living in Singapore TWM 1: What tissue paper products...
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“It’s a luxury I can’t do without”

By Chloe Setter Chloe Setter, 31, is head of policy at a UK children’s charity. She lives in South West London. I rather enjoy shopping for tissue products. I like my home comforts...
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“Friends laugh at my mini obsession”

By Simon Bird Originally from Manchester, Simon Bird now lives in Bristol in the south-west of England. He works in business research for one of the world’s top outsourcing companies that acts...
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Home and away … Anika compares West and East

By Anika Michielsen Here in Korea, I don’t recognise any of the tissue brands that I’m used to in Belgium, so that really affects what I buy. When I buy tissues here...
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Talking Tissue in Tokyo

I live and work in central Tokyo. I have studied and worked in Singapore, London and Moscow, so I consider myself to be an international urbanite. Living space is limited in...
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The best loos* yet!

Sharmaine Collins works in project management at London’s Tate, an institution that houses the UK’s national collection of British and international art. She talks to TWM about a recent trip to...
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‘I hate to walk around looking like John Wayne’

Paul Seviour (far right) reveals why the wrong sort of loo roll doesn’t make his day “I have never been overly brand conscious and I certainly am not the kind of person...
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Vicki Goodburn lives in Auckland, New Zealand, with her partner Andrew, three-year old son...

The tissue products I use are kitchen rolls, box tissues, baby wipes and toilet paper. Kitchen Rolls We go through a lot of kitchen rolls due to having a three year old and...
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‘Tissue use has been transformed in Algeria’

Originally from Algeria, 67-year-old Omar Chabane is a former senior paper industry officer who has served the sector for more than 35 years. He now shares his time with his spouse...
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Generation gain

Mum Jenny’s eye for a bargain – and bringing home the bounty “by the truck load” – was a joke which became a family affair for the Lawrence household Toilet tissue paper has...

The US is big on tissue hand towels – but in Europe carry your...

As research leader at Datamonitor’s Consumer branch, Amy Walker is based in Manchester, England, and goes for price and quality when buying tissue... wherever she is.   When deciding which tissue products to...

A pack of tissues is one of life’s essentials for James

James Adams is originally from South Africa and is now studying in Manchester in the UK. Here he describes why portable tissues remain one of his key purchases and why he prefers environmentally-friendly...

From spotlight to campsite quality tissue is essential

Donna Sawyer is a finance journalist living and working in Sydney, Australia. With much of her work on camera, she looks for high quality tissue products that are beneficial for the skin and environmentally...

‘When cooking and cleaning, and polishing the bike… nothing beats the kitchen towel’

Paul Ashcroft lives in the picturesque village of Rivington in the north west of England. He works in the water industry and in his spare time he is a keen traveller...

ConsumerSpeak: Tissue’s greatest collector?

Silvio Fioravanti is an archaeologist and lives near Lucca in Italy. He has a large collection of pocket hankie packs – at the last count, 11,972 different tissue pocket packs from...

TISSUES are a must in the mountains

Lisa Pearson lives near Denbigh in north east Wales with her partner Owen and cat Guinness. She is a careers adviser working with teenagers in local schools and the community. Up until...
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Greg Williams is a tour director and lives in Hobart, the capital of Tasmania. As a Tassie, he has a knack for local humour that makes him a central figure for...