The Vegans are Coming

I decided a while ago, actually it was my 2014 resolution, that I would be a vegan that people instantly warm to. I would be glowing and radiant with the message. I even planned to be a body builder… HA! that didn’t quite happen on account that I am a lazy cow! But it is …

Volunteering in Costa Rica

  Due to the amount of abused and neglected animals in Costa Rica, rescue sanctuaries are an absolute necessity. A few years ago, the Costa Rican Animal Health Service and the Humane Society International (HSI) signed an agreement on Animal Welfare that has proven to be been groundbreaking. This formalized …

Cutest videos by Australian farm sanctuary

The Manning River Farm Animal Sanctuary in Australia has been uploading the greatest cutest videos lately on their YouTube page. The sanctuary was established last year to home rescued farm animals such as cows, pigs, turkeys, goats, chickens and many more. “The sanctuary will be a place where ex farm …

‘Surprising’ animal species you can find in the UK

Due to the growing popularity of the exotic animal trade within Europe, many non-native species can now be found living and thriving within the UK – some of which may come as a shock to you. Listed below are just a few of these surprising species found in the UK: 1. The Ring Necked Parakeet …

Top 5 Vegan Beauty Products

We seem to live in a world where animal products are used unnecessarily in almost EVERYTHING, so coming across vegan and cruelty-free beauty products which actually work seems to be an impossible task. Don’t get me wrong, there are quite a few vegan brands out there specialising in beauty, however, finding them …

Have a Heart, Have a Salad

I have been in Korea for nearly 5 years on and off, and through my time in Korea I have gone from being a vegetarian to a vegan and the transition in mind as well as in diet is really something quite extraordinary. A quick explanation of how my husband Colin and I got together …

Essential Dog Supplies Every Dog Owner Must Have

  All dog owners, especially the first timers, often wonder about the essentials required before adopting a dog. There are two types of dog supplies- necessary and optional ones. Welcoming a dog to the house brings extra responsibilities in addition to the excitement of having a new member in the family. To …

Animal rights vs Animal welfare

Or should we say “pet rights vs humane slaughtering”? In my ‘vegan’ opinion, it shouldn’t even be a question. I strongly believe that all animals should have the same rights, with a special focus on endangered species of course. Can anyone still remember the horse meat scandal the UK not so …

It’s As Simple As Black & White

Yesterday on the 17th January 2015 there was a March for Lolita in Miami. Lolita is an Orca Whale who has been held captive in the Miami Seaquarium for 44 years. What is worse is that she performs the same dumb performance 3 times a day for dead fish. I tried to imagine this as …