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Tips for a happy Veganuary and a wholesome new year

Veganuary can seem like a mammoth of a task for those looking to kick the habit of a lifetime. But unlike most new year’s resolutions, Veganuary should not be a resistance to something you know and love. Instead, open your mind to a world of discovery, of taste, knowledge and even creativity. When I first… Continue reading Tips for a happy Veganuary and a wholesome new year

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Vegan Arguments Worth Arguing

If your news/Twitterfeed is  relentlessly swamped with vegan tidbits/petitions/news like mine then you might have come across Jeremy Clarkson’s latest foray into veganism. The woebegone presenter, whose redundant ego couldn’t afford a better argument for veganism than ‘if you like cows then eat meat because they will become extinct,’ caused a bit of a stir.… Continue reading Vegan Arguments Worth Arguing

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Should vegans really care so much about tallow in the new £5 notes?

On Monday, The Bank of England confirmed that the new £5 notes contain tallow; animal fat which has for centuries been used for cooking, in soaps, candles and on Cate Blanchett’s face (apparently it works very well). The article I read this morning contained the usual quota of Twitter journalists, and one identifying as vegetarian… Continue reading Should vegans really care so much about tallow in the new £5 notes?

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I Watched a Video and Now I’m Going to be a Better Vegan

Toronto Pig Save have been flooding my twitter feed the past few days with regards to the Fearmans incident when a truck full of 180 pigs overturned killing 40 0f them. I chose to watch a video shared by Bite Size Vegan. I’m glad I did. I think. I’d settled in for my 6pm ‘Dinnerdate’… Continue reading I Watched a Video and Now I’m Going to be a Better Vegan