Veganism in China

Veganism in China

China is the largest consumer market in the world, which means that there is also potential for China to become the largest population of vegans. China’s diet is traditionally not meat centred in the same way as the American, Australian, South African and some...
We need to talk about the cow in the room

We need to talk about the cow in the room

Whilst fossil fuels and coal burning are detrimental and require attention, animal agriculture is blatantly ignored or overlooked in the ecological dialogue. The Earth is not ours. It is a treasure we hold in trust for future generations. – AfricanProverbThere’s...
Lekker Vegan in Cape Town, South Africa

Lekker Vegan in Cape Town, South Africa

“Saving lives, raising awareness and creating jobs!” – James Knaap The family-owned restaurant is the only vegan junk food chain in Cape Town and its popularity just keeps on growing, along with the menu items. Lekker Vegan also won restaurant of the year in...
You’re African, how can you be vegan?

You’re African, how can you be vegan?

Ten years ago, I stopped eating meat. At this time I had no knowledge of veganism/vegetarianism, or that any such ideologies existed. I knew nothing about animal welfare, environmental degradation, nor the health implications of consuming animal flesh. My entrance...
Think about the children

Think about the children

Even though I’m not old, or old enough to constitute as a useful adult, in my youthfulness I tend to forget that those that will follow me still have a future. They will have to live in the world which we will leave behind. Do we ever think about the world that we...
2019: The Year of The Pig

2019: The Year of The Pig

It’s the Year of the Pig (the Earth Pig to be specific) according to oriental astrology, so I figured I should dedicate a word or two to the unfortunate victims of unnecessary mass slaughter. What you may not know about pigs is that they’re listed as the fifth most...