Springtime in Aotearoa

Springtime in Aotearoa

Springtime here in Aotearoa, N.Z., is a beautiful time of the year with all the newborn animals and blossoming trees. But is it all it’s cracked up to be? The new life blossoming around us reminds us that life ebbs and flows and seasons change regardless of...
Honey is Not Vegan

Honey is Not Vegan

Honey is not vegan simply because it is an animal by-product. Vegans usually say that honey is bee vomit because of how it’s made. I often get asked if honey is vegan, and I wrote about this not long ago in the post: How Honey is Made and Why Vegans Don’t Eat...
Vegan Foods Now Available

Vegan Foods Now Available

We’ve all seen how quickly big food companies have jumped on board the plant-based train with the increase of vegan foods now available. The choices of plant-based foods today are a far cry from how it was when I first went vegan. Back then, the food selection...
How To Be A Confident Vegan

How To Be A Confident Vegan

Today I’m talking directly to the vegans and the wannabe vegans about how to be a confident vegan. My mission is to instil more confidence into you, inspire and give you a few tips on how to become a confident vegan. I often come across vegans who struggle, especially...
Meat Vs Animal

Meat Vs Animal

With the growth of veganism, people are beginning to question the ethics of animal agricultural practices. Original post 29/09/20 – Republished 14/08/23 This post I wrote three years ago is just as relevant today as it was then. Even with the upswing of veganism...
Cell-Based Meat Is A Reality

Cell-Based Meat Is A Reality

In a historic move for the food system and fantastic news for the animals, the USDA has given two brands full approval to sell their cell-based chicken in America! It will be first introduced in a San Francisco restaurant, meaning cell-based meat is a reality. The...
The Cruelty Behind Silk

The Cruelty Behind Silk

Yes, it’s a luxurious fabric and beautiful to wear, but the cruelty behind silk is such that vegans refused to buy into this industry. In the last post, I wrote about how we get feathers and down, and although the birds are not deliberately killed for them, it...
The Cruelty Behind Feathers.

The Cruelty Behind Feathers.

Feather production is an industry that many don’t realise the amount of cruelty within. This pretty plumage is definitely off the vegan’s list. In previous posts, I’ve talked about leather and wool. Today I’m looking at how we get feathers and...
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