How To Cope When You Are A Highly Sensitive Vegan 1

By Tamsin Robinson What do you call a vegan with an aversion to supermarkets, horror movies and parties?  No, this isn’t a joke with a witty punchline!  The answer is a Highly Sensitive Vegan and I’m wondering if you’re one.  I’m sure there are many.   I was 39 when a friend told me about…

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Duplicity Part 4: The Little Blue Dot 2

First things first, look at this image. Pale Blue Dot Picture Source: NASA/JPL Do you see the little blue dot? It’s more to the left of the picture in the red line. That’s Earth! It’s tiny and fragile in the grand scheme of the universe. It needs stewards and people who are not afraid to…

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A Vegan Teacher – How Radical! 4

By Rachel Elizabeth ‘Hi vegan!’  or ‘Warning! Vegan coming’ are phrases I often here on a daily basis in my job as a teacher. My lifestyle and food choices are not something that would normally be known in an ordinary school where teachers don’t eat with their students. But my school is no ordinary school.…

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Duplicity Part 3: Switch On Your Mindfulness 5

By Alex on Fruits Read Duplicity Part 2. Wildlife. You know a lot of what there is to know just by that term; life that belongs in the wild. They don’t belong in any backyards or cages. They definitely shouldn’t be hanging on a wall. Wildlife needs to be respected; not hunted, shot, exploited, or…

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It Started With An Ant 6

By Alice Griffin   There were parents laughing At the calculated killing Of ants. And yet when a pet dog was beaten … In a calculated killing … They took an altogether different stance. You see ants don’t matter That’s just kids having fun But dogs, they’re our friends “Murderers! Scum!” And yet who gets…

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Duplicity Part 2: Liberate Your Conscience 7

By Alex on Fruits Read Duplicity Part 1. An animal in captivity is one of the saddest things. Aquariums, marine parks, zoos, petting zoos, circuses, and the like are animal prisons. Vegans don’t go to these places of “entertainment”. Vegans also don’t wear animal skin and fur or support animal testing. Fur farms are the…

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Don’t Call Me Baby 8

By Alice Griffin The man stopped at the gate to ask for milk… “Milk?” said the lady “You’re not a baby!” But the man liked milk So she sent him to the field. “Go get it from the cow then!” “From the cow?” said the man “Yes” said the lady “The cow can be your…

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Duplicity Part 1: Wake Up Your Compassion 9

By Alex On Fruits All life matters. From the ladybirds to the squirrels to the tigers. All animals want to live. We put this message in the movies we make for children. We want them to grow up to respect all life. “Dr. Seuss’ Horton Hears a Who!” touches on respecting life big and small.…

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This gentle earth 10

By Alice Griffin This gentle earth Of rolling lands Green and blue Stretching sands Doesn’t feel so gentle In the wake Of all the spills of blood we make. This gentle earth Cries out for love And yet we crush her With much mirth Thinking, not of what we break Instead only, of what we…

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Stopping Traffic For The Animals - SURGE's Animal Rights March 11

Rachel Elizabeth talks about her experience at the 2nd Annual Animal Rights March in London, organised by SURGE   This Saturday I brought traffic to a standstill because of my beliefs. I walked along empty roads escorted by police officers. It was awesome. I wasn’t alone though. No, I was one of 5000 vegans/animal rights…

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10 Healthy Office Snacks That Boost Memory 12

Brenan Quirante gives you this helpful list of ten healthy snacks that you can bring in to the office and that also help to boost your memory   Working in an office can be a stressful experience. A couple of people I’ve spoken to have told me that the office environment can turn into an…

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vegetarian society going vegan

The Vegetarian Society provides you with ten brilliant tips to help you along with making the transition towards going vegan.     Recreate Vegan Versions of Your Favourite Meals You don’t need to go without your favourite foods when you make the switch to vegan, simply swap in ingredients such as soy milk, vegan cheeses,…

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