Month: August 2021

Animals Inhumanely Reared For Human Consumption

Animals Inhumanely Reared For Human Consumption

This blog post is a follow on from my previous post Cruelty-Free All The Way. Despite being vegan and mostly abstaining from dairy throughout my life because of my allergies (and guess what? I am not a baby cow! Perhaps there’s a reason why so many are intolerant to pasteurised dairy), I did not realise the …

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Cruelty-Free All The Way

Cruelty-Free All The Way

I am embarking on a grand mission to go Cruelty-Free and 100% Vegan with the beauty products I use, one brand at a time. Resistance is futile when it comes to not supporting those who still test their products on animals, both directly and indirectly, and use animal-derived ingredients and by-products.   “If you really …

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I wouldn’t want to be born… today…

I wouldn’t want to be born… today…

A close friend of mine, James, from my hometown in South Africa, who also now lives in England, is doubtful about starting a family with his partner, Sally. James is unsure it’s the best decision for him given the state of the world, together with many other reasons. Sally is adamant she wants a child, …

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