Northern Vegan Fair 2017 (and a hell-hound)

Northern Vegan Fair 2017 (and a hell-hound)

My friends, this will be something of a weekend in pictures, as I feel quite weary on the inside right now. My lovely friend Vicki and I went along to the Northern Vegan Fair, which has (very happily) now moved into a much more appropriate venue, meaning one can actually breathe as one navigates the … Read More

#TimeToTalk Day 2017 – On Mental Ill Health and the Magic of Talking

#TimeToTalk Day 2017 – On Mental Ill Health and the Magic of Talking

Content warning for brief mention of self-harm and suicide. “I love you wildly, and that is my solace.” – Harold Pinter Ever since I learned of the existence of the UK’s national Time to Change campaign, headed by charities Mind and Rethink Mental Illness, I’ve watched friends and acquaintances take a brave plunge and tell … Read More

On a New Diagnosis and Trying Not To Go Entirely Mad

On a New Diagnosis and Trying Not To Go Entirely Mad

Hello my blog friends, and any folks who may have landed here via other routes or sources *waving* I want to have a little chat about something that’s plopped onto my radar recently in a most unwelcome fashion. It’s something I’ve been reluctant to have a blog about (which is rather unusual for me) because … Read More

Vegan MOFO 2016: Rainbow Week (and some neighbourhood views)

Vegan MOFO 2016: Rainbow Week (and some neighbourhood views)

Dearest Mofo friends and blog readers, I haven’t been having the best of fun the last few weeks. My health has been a bit feeble, life has been overwhelming, I’ve not been feeling great about myself in general, and now I have a super snotty cold. I confess to spending most of my time in … Read More

A Vegan Festival and a Walk In The Park

A Vegan Festival and a Walk In The Park

Hello friends, hello. How does your weekend proceed? I confess I have spent a lot of the time fast asleep in bed after another working week of….well, just being a grown up really. But I’m not too good at that these days. C has been thrust into the world of full time postgraduate study (With Science) … Read More