This week’s video is inspired by Greta Gerwig’s Ladybird, starring Saoirse Ronan and Laurie Metcalf and 2018’s rising heart-throb, Timothée Chalamet. I went to see Ladybird at my favourite local cinema spot, the Tyneside Cinema in Newcastle. The film had me completely entranced. It’s the […]
The New Years’ resolutions have been forgotten and Christmas is now a distant memory, it’s the end of February and we’re about to welcome a week of Siberian weather. At times like this, maintaining a “self care routine” can be hard. Self care is more […]
Being vegan isn’t always fruit salads and rainbows (OK, most of the time it is…), but sometimes there can be things that just rub you up the wrong way. Here’s a little rant from me to you… what do you think? Are there any things that frustrate you about being vegan?
From pizza to pasta, vegan Italian food is pretty easy to come by. Whether you’re looking for inspiration for your own Italian-inspired feasts, or you’re off to an Italian restaurant and wanting to know what’s ‘safe’ to order, then we’ve got you covered. Look no […]
Vegan chocolate is no longer hard to come by, nor is it restricted to plain old dark choc like Bourneville and Green & Blacks (we still love both, though!). The exponential growth of veganism has brought with it a sweet treat revolution! We are very […]
Is wool vegan? What about silk? Isn’t leather a by-product of the meat industry? As a vegan, these are all questions I get asked regularly. Being a vegan isn’t just about not eating animal products, it’s also about not purchasing any animal products whatsoever – whether that’s make-up, clothing or even cleaning products, it can be a minefield to navigate.
Getting Protein As A Vegan When you decide to omit animal products from your life, you will inevitably be challenged on your protein intake. Because meat has somehow become synonymous with protein, most people assume vegan protein sources don’t exist. Don’t worry – protein, which […]
Vegan Indian food is surprisingly easy to come by. Traditionally a very vegetarian-friendly nation, India is well-known for its aromatic spices and flavour combinations. Taking the animal products out of Indian food doesn’t take anything away from, what I truly believe, is the greatest cuisine on the planet. Here’s my guide to vegan Indian food, including cooking it at home and dining out.