World Vegan Day – What does it mean to be vegan?

Walking around and seeing an ever increasing number of ‘Vegan Options Available’ signs outside cafes, bars and restaurants; being able to enter almost any supermarket and find a huge selection of vegan products; and watching as huge multinationals back worldwide bans on animal testing, there certainly is a huge change happening at the moment, and…

Book Review … Why Animals Aren’t Food

I was kindly sent a copy of Rohan Millson’s book Why Animals Aren’t Food by the Vegan Lifestyle Association. Before I begin my review of this wonderful, in depth discussion of many of the current debates surrounding veganism and vegetarianism, I want to say that I believe that this book could be very controversial and seem extreme…

On… Being against Animal Testing

Animals around the world are locked up in tiny cages, submitted to testing, poking and injecting with horrific diseases and illnesses, forcefully impregnated and sliced open. Sometimes for the sake of beauty and cleaning products, other times for pet food and very often for drug/disease testing. Some of those people who are opposed to the…