Essex Pig Save Vigil – Bearing Witness to Pigs – 7/11/16

Yesterday we had another vigil at Cheale Meats in Essex, to say goodbye to some beautiful pigs arriving for slaughter. It's always a surreal feeling, that the vigil is considered a success if we are able to see some trucks of pigs. Obviously we don't want the trucks to be there at all, and in … Continue reading Essex Pig Save Vigil – Bearing Witness to Pigs – 7/11/16

Vegfest London 2016 Round Up!

There's been so much hype surrounding this year's Vegfest London. I've been lucky enough to talk to some of the inspirational speakers and athletes including Kate Strong, Rebecca Fox, Marta Zaraska and Fiona Oakes. All in all, I had pretty high expectations for the event which I wrote about last year and the year before. … Continue reading Vegfest London 2016 Round Up!

Fearmans ‘Pork’ Show No Mercy for Pigs – Tragedy in Canada

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

Vegfest London Countdown – Vegan Athletes Summit – Kate Strong

When gazing at her list of achievements, you may wonder if there’s anything Kate Strong hasn’t done - World Champion triathlete, multiple-award winning entrepreneur, multi-linguist, globe-trotter, philanthropist, author, engineer and of course vegan! I caught up with Kate this week to find out what we can expect from her at Vegfest London. What are you … Continue reading Vegfest London Countdown – Vegan Athletes Summit – Kate Strong

Vegfest London Countdown – Vegan Activists Summit – Rebecca Fox

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

Travel: Los Angeles, California – Top Vegan Food Picks

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

VegFest London Countdown – Vegan Activists Summit – Marta Zaraska

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

Essex Pig Save & Animal Equality Outreach Event

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

Essex Pig Save First Vigil – 6th June 2016

Last year, I wrote about a save movement called Toronto Pig Save, an organisation who bear witness to pigs on their way to slaughter. I interviewed popular American blogger Bite Size Vegan about her thoughts on attending her first vigil with Toronto Pig Save, and thought about how the videos and images captured by people attending … Continue reading Essex Pig Save First Vigil – 6th June 2016

Supermarket Sweep – Tesco’s New Vegan Range

So I don't normally blog about supermarkets because, well, I just think there are probably more interesting things in life. But when you're vegan, it's weird how even the smallest thing like the prospect of dairy-free garlic dough balls can seem so exciting! When I was in California, I swore by WholeFoods, it was like … Continue reading Supermarket Sweep – Tesco’s New Vegan Range