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Where the Wild Garlic Grows

Jules: So, tell me again about wild garlic. Vincent: Okay, what you wanna know? Jules: It’s legal to pick it right? Vincent: Yeah, it’s legal, but it ain’t a hundred percent legal. I mean, you can’t just walk into the … Continue reading

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Choose vegan

I keep seeing the words “Choose vegan” and wincing. Surley you choose to go vegan? But then I thought how fitting it would be to tweak John Hodge’s poem written for the film Trainspotting: Choose Life. Choose a compassionate job. … Continue reading

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Green = vegan

Day 20 in the the 2016 VeganMoFo: It’s Easy Being Green – Look after the environment, or just eat green veg – go green today! If you can about the environment, then you have to go vegan. There it is! … Continue reading

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Purple and yellow carrots

Day 16 in the 2015 Vegan MoFo: Complimentary colours – For instance, Red & Green, Purple & Yellow, Blue & Orange. Purple and yellow carrots! Real ale is now called ‘craft beer’ and fancy restaurants call carrots like these ‘heritage carrots’. … Continue reading

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Favourite food

Today is World Vegan Day and it’s the first day of the 2016 Vegan MoFO and the theme for the week is Treat Yourself and others! Today’s prompt is: Your favourite food – What is your favourite food? Make it and share! … Continue reading

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Vegan sausage, beans and mash

Share your favourite cuisine… I just got back from a lovely relaxing holiday in France with friends but eating out was a challenge. Chips and salad is often the only option. I have had just iceberg lettuce and black olives … Continue reading

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The Face on Your Plate? Calf 269

Honour a human or non-human animal who inspires your veganism… I was greatly inspired by the story of calf 269. He is a male calf that was rescued from an Israeli dairy farm by animal rights activists just before his planned … Continue reading

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