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The Wonky Sale is Back!

The Wonky Sale is Back!

Welcome to the Wonky Sale!

These are the things that we can't sell full price. Some of them have little chips, scratches or marks, some have been slightly in the wars, and some are just a little bit wonky.
But they are all still beautiful, and perform their jobs wonderfully.

And we aren't in the business of throwing away perfectly good things, so want you to have the chance to give them happy homes.

Anyway, who doesn't love the underdog...? Particularly when it's a steal.
Happy shopping!

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It's our 4th Birthday!

It's our 4th Birthday!

And WHAT an exciting crossroads we’re at.

Just out of interest, I googled “developmental milestones for 4 year olds”. 

It’s scarily accurate...

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Book Recommendations for the Longer Evenings Ahead

Book Recommendations for the Longer Evenings Ahead

Some books we've enjoyed curling up with recently

One of the odd things about living in Burma is missing the seasons changing at home. There are three distinct seasons in Burma: warm and breezy (now), hot and sticky (next), super wet (after that). But there's nothing quite like the transition between seasons at home in the UK. And there's something magical about the clocks changing in October. The extra long Sunday morning, the first dark, cosy tea-time on Sunday afternoon. The fact that it just happens. That we can play time. That we all just do it, and nobody decides to live for the next six months on the old time. Or maybe they do?!

Anyway, here are some book recommendations for the longer evenings ahead. Most of these have been out for ages, and you probably read them yonks ago, but if there is something new in here for you then huzzah!

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Say Hello to Kalinko's Kids!

Say Hello to Kalinko's Kids!

Meet our team and their children... 

These guys have been instrumental product testers for our Kids Collection, and without their parents there wouldn't be a Kids Collection! They're an important bunch.

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Tales from Nagaland

Tales from Nagaland

This is a man from Nagaland.

Oooh where's that?

Nagaland is an independent state deep in the mountains of the Burmese-Indian border. It's a place where people live alongside porcupines and pangolins. Where elephants, tigers and leopards roam free.

And what has it got to do with Kalinko?

It is where the designs for our brand new Naga Wall Hangings and Naga Bean Bags come from! 

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INTRODUCING The Kindred Club

INTRODUCING The Kindred Club

We've launched a loyalty club!

Primarily, this is a place for us to say thank you to our most loyal customers. But more than that, it’s a way for us to share more with you, to show you behind the scenes of Kalinko, to get you involved in the design process, and learn what really makes you tick. Think of it as being inside the Kalinko Home: one of the family.

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Why we do what we do

Why we do what we do

That is Lin Tin and that is his chair.

The chair was three years in the making. We knew right back when we started Kalinko, that we'd need to have a chair like this. You see, they're all over Burma. In homes, outside homes, in waiting rooms, in art galleries, on pavements. We knew it had to be perfect: beautifully made and designed to last a long, long time.

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