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World Vegan Month. Veganism now and then; how has the movement changed and what improvements have been made?

World Vegan Month. Veganism now and then; how has the movement changed and what improvements have been made?

Another World Vegan Day has come and gone this 1st November and we find ourselves in the middle of Vegan Month. Whilst veganism is garnering more interest than ever before, it is hardly a new thing.  The Vegan Society established World Vegan Day in 1994, but was founded in 1944. In fact, records of veganism reach as far back as 806CE when Dr. William Lambe and Percy Bysshe Shelley, amongst others, first objected publicly to dairy and eggs on ethical grounds. However, it is only very recently that veganism has exploded across the globe. In fact, it is in 2018...

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Vegan-friendly places around the world; vegan travelling is possible!

Vegan-friendly places around the world; vegan travelling is possible!

As winter begins to hit, you might well be dreaming of your next holiday. Hot white beaches, action-packed jungle trek, or lazing by the pool with a book.  There’s no doubt that planning a holiday is really exciting. Being vegan and environmentally conscious does somewhat change how we have to approach holidays, but vegan-friendly travel is more accessible than ever. Location, location, location Taking a domestic holiday in the UK is both very cost-effective and reduces organisational and travel stresses.  A cycle or walking holiday can be a great way to relax and get fit at the same time. From...

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What is zero waste, and why should it concern you?

What is zero waste, and why should it concern you?

The movement of ‘zero waste’ has become very popular around the globe, but in order to fully grasp the meaning of this lifestyle, you must understand the reasoning behind it.  Zero Waste’s aim is to send nothing to a landfill; it’s the conservation of all resources by means of responsible action, consumption, reusing, recycling and composting. The goal is to move our lifestyle to a circular economy, where nothing goes to waste, and we produce no landfill.  This does not mean we should recycle more; the objective here is to produce less rubbish, so we’ll be recycling less. The key...

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Sweet treat shoot-out: Stevia Vs sweeteners

Sweet treat shoot-out: Stevia Vs sweeteners

Want to find a way to fill that sweet craving without pulling out the bag of sugar from the cupboard? Take a look at some of the sweetener options in this blog post.

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