Yesterday in Burlington, Canada, a terrible tragedy occurred when a truck transporting pigs to slaughter at Fearmans 'Pork' overturned. What happened next has left people around the world completely heartbroken. Activists from Toronto Pig Save rushed to the scene where the truck was, just outside Fearmans slaughterhouse. From live video streams on social media, the … Continue reading Fearmans ‘Pork’ Show No Mercy for Pigs – Tragedy in Canada
...does such a thing exist?! Well it turns out, yes it does! Continuing my journey into the world of vegan and cruelty-free beauty, it has definitely been a learning curve so far. Almost exactly a year ago, I posted my first blog about cruelty-free cosmetics (check out 'The World of Cruelty-Free Cosmetics') and since then I've … Continue reading Vegan, Cruelty-Free Hair Dye That’s GOOD for Your Hair?!
Rebecca Fox is another speaker that will be appearing at VegFest London’s Vegan Activists Summit on Saturday 22nd October. Rebecca is part of the team behind the blog Reasonable Vegan (www.rvgn.org) - ‘Promoting skeptical inquiry in vegan spaces, confronting irrationality everywhere.’ I caught up with Rebecca this week, and here’s what she had to say … Continue reading Vegfest London Countdown – Vegan Activists Summit – Rebecca Fox
Yesterday I attended another Essex Pig Save vigil at Cheale Meats, Brentwood, to bear witness to pigs on their way to slaughter. We were joined by Bite Size Vegan, Vegan Revolution and The Vegan Activist, along with a whole host of dedicated animal activists who came to offer compassion to the pigs who were being … Continue reading Essex Pig Save Vigil with Emily from Bite Size Vegan
It's only when you leave Los Angeles that you realise how easy vegans living here really have it. You're never far from an amazing vegan restaurant, or places serving delicious vegan options. After my trip last year, I wrote about my food favourites from Southern California, check this out here. But last year was different … Continue reading Travel: Los Angeles, California – Top Vegan Food Picks
So as the countdown to Vegfest London continues, this week I got to talk to Marta Zaraska - Science Journalist and author of 'Meathooked'. 'Meathooked' takes a look at the human obsession with meat, and questions why humans eat meat at all. So I decided to find out a little more about what exactly Marta will … Continue reading VegFest London Countdown – Vegan Activists Summit – Marta Zaraska
So I'm back from six weeks of travelling Canada and the States, and it was pretty awesome! There are so many highlights which I'll be writing about over the coming weeks, but one of the things I'm super happy about is finding an all-vegan tattoo studio in Los Angeles! Monocle Tattoo is owned by James … Continue reading ‘Compassion’ Tattoo at Los Angeles Vegan Tattoo Studio
I am incredibly excited to announce that Kat Von D Beauty is finally coming to the UK! Hallelujah! You may be familiar with tattoo artist Kat Von D and her cruelty-free brand, but understandably could have been put off by the delivery process ordering from the States. But no more! Kat Von D will be … Continue reading Kat Von D Beauty Launches in the UK!
On Sunday 28th August, Essex Pig Save and Animal Equality joined forces to show the people of Southend-on-Sea, Essex, the truth behind animal agriculture. Essex Pig Save have held a number of successful vigils over the past few months, I wrote about the first one outside Cheale Meats in Brentwood here. The aim of the … Continue reading Essex Pig Save & Animal Equality Outreach Event
On Wednesday 24th August, the two-day trial that has been highly anticipated for over a year, gaining worldwide news coverage and public attention, finally began as Anita Krajnc, co-founder of Toronto Pig Save, appeared in court. With dozens of animal rights activists gathered outside the courthouse, and every major news channel from Canada in attendance, … Continue reading UPDATE – #PigTrial Puts Animal Agriculture on Trial