It's that time of year again! London VegFest is just around the corner, and this year it's set to be bigger than ever! I absolutely love the excitement around VegFest. I wrote about my top finds from last year's event here, obviously this had to include a glorious vegan cupcake from my favourite London bakery … Continue reading VegFest London Countdown – Vegan Athletes Summit – Fiona Oakes
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
Last month, I met English actor (appearing in X-Men: Days of Future Past) Gregg Lowe. Having recently returned from Toronto, Gregg is now settling back into the London lifestyle, so I got to ask him a few questions about his experience working with marine animal protection organisation Sea Shepherd as part of their Operation Milagro … Continue reading Interview with Gregg Lowe: X-Men Actor, Sea Shepherd Volunteer & Vegan
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
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
Yesterday was a first for me...I visited my first ever vegan ice-cream parlour in London called Yorica! Just a short walk from Oxford Street in the trendy streets of Soho, Yorica is your perfect stop for a sweet treat. Choose from ice-cream (made from rice milk), frozen yoghurt or a selection of shakes. This is … Continue reading New Dairy-Free & Vegan Ice Cream Parlour in London!
So I had two problems: I had an avocado that was a few days old and past the stage where it can be cut up into slices, but I didn't fancy making guacamole. Seeing as our winter seems to be never-ending here in the UK, I had dry skin that could really do with a … Continue reading DIY Beauty: The World’s Easiest Vegan Avocado Face Mask Recipe
So on Sunday I had the BEST Mother's Day meal at The Railway Hotel in Southend and I had to share it because it was just too good. The Railway is a veggie/vegan (but mostly vegan) pub in Southend and considering I live so close, it 's surprising that I only recently discovered it. Live … Continue reading A Vegan Mother’s Day at My Favourite Local Pub