One of the worst things about veganism on social media is the constant oneupmanship, and one of the most common things discussed is can you still be vegan if your meds aren’t? This, to me, is ridiculous. Veganism is about being kind to animals. You know, including yourself. You, my friend, are an animal, and … Read more CAN YOU STILL BE A VEGAN IF YOUR MEDS AREN’T?
Vegan activism used to terrify me. It conjured up images of accosting people on the street, or staging sit-ins at farms or holding a vigil outside a slaughterhouse. These are all incredible forms of activism. If you have the nerve to do one (or all) of these things, then go you. I don’t. I have … Read more HOW TO GET INVOLVED IN VEGAN ACTIVISM
I’m inadvertently very good at buying sustainable clothing on a budget. My method is incredibly easy – I, er, almost never buy clothes. Ever. I have a black jumper that my mum bought me to wear to school. That was over 18 years ago. I still wear it to work. At this point it’s so … Read more HOW TO BUY SUSTAINABLE CLOTHING ON A BUDGET
Christ, when I think back to all the times I stared daggers at the poor schmuck buying caged eggs in the supermarket I want to give myself a stern talking to. Free range isn’t the same as cruelty-free; the hens are not given luxurious accommodation and a terrace to it out on of an evening. … Read more WHY FREE-RANGE ISN’T THE SAME AS CRUELTY-FREE
I’ve made my peace with the fact that Haribo contains gelatin. It’s fine. There are loads of incredible vegan sweeties out there (check out the Conscious Candy Company for a start – they do those fizzy blue and pink bottles that I didn’t think I’d ever have again) But gelatin in wine? COME ON That’s … Read more GELATIN – WHAT IT IS & WHAT IT’S IN