Having recently moved house with my parents, we find ourselves in an incessant cycle of clearing out right now. Despite already selling much at car boots, and giving lots away to charity shops and what not, we still find ourselves inundated with... stuff. I've been feeling a bittersweet response to some of this clearing out … Continue reading Don’t Throw Away Old Glass Candles – Re Use Them!
Recently, I've become really aware of my environmental impact. Obviously, being vegan is huge and a great way to effectively decrease your carbon footprint, but there's always room for improvement. Something I'm very conscious of these days is single-use plastic. That is, plastic that you only use once and then it goes in the bin. … Continue reading 8 Ways to Reduce Plastic Waste in Your Life
As a vegan, people generally expect me to shun anyone who eats meat or dairy products and dismiss them as selfish, murderous heathens. In fact, I am extremely encouraging of anybody moving away from the norm and attempting to improve their diet for environmental or animal welfare reasons. I appreciate those changing their diets for … Continue reading Is Flexitarianism Nonsense?
Tampons have long been taxed as a luxury item (as opposed to a necessity, of course). Luxury taxed items are considered to be non-essential/unnecessary. Not only does this make the product more expensive, but does the sheer principle of it imply that periods are luxurious? There has been call for years to scrap this tax, … Continue reading Tesco Removes the Tampon Tax: a feminist victory?
Veganism is a lifestyle that entails refraining from the use or consumption of animal flesh or animal products such as meat, fish, eggs, dairy, and honey. This lifestyle also extends to beauty products, clothing, and pretty much every aspect of your life possible. If you are only a dietary vegan, this is usually better referred … Continue reading Are Selfish Vegans Really Vegan?