Moving Mayhem and Microwaves

Let me see if I can get this written in the next two hours!  It’s been a funny old week, what with moving a friend’s daughter over the weekend, my sinuses playing up and the other ‘me’ saying negative things in my head.  As a result, I’ve not only not got much done around the… Continue reading Moving Mayhem and Microwaves

Fact or Fiction

[Veganism is…] “…a philosophy and way of living which seeks to exclude—as far as is possible and practicable—all forms of exploitation of, and cruelty to, animals for food, clothing or any other purpose; and by extension, promotes the development and use of animal-free alternatives for the benefit of humans, animals and the environment. In dietary terms it denotes the practice of dispensing with all… Continue reading Fact or Fiction

Love is in the Air

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner but as I’ve mentioned before, my partner is a Buddhist and doesn’t celebrate anything.  As a borderline Pægan myself, I like to celebrate everything!  But here’s the crunch, I don’t like commercialism and refuse to be told when and how to celebrate my feelings for the man I… Continue reading Love is in the Air

To Veganuary and Beyond

Veganuary, vegruary, vegarch…er…  megan… um…, either way, I see myself as still being a vegan in March and beyond.  I’ve enjoyed the challenges of the past few weeks, not to mention the money saved and a lot of it is down to the support of like-minded people on the Veganuary Facebook page.  The website is… Continue reading To Veganuary and Beyond

Sugar and Spice and All Things Nice

It’s such a shame that you can’t capture a smell in a picture.  I’m stood in the kitchen writing this, next to a gently simmering pan of oranges and lemon juice.  The aroma is warm, comforting and reminiscent of days long ago, spent with my daughters as children running in and out of the kitchen,… Continue reading Sugar and Spice and All Things Nice

Beans Means Business

Beans and Pulses We’re into the second week of January already.  Hands up all those who’ve kept their New Year’s resolutions so far! Nope, me neither.  I still haven’t started the diet, the power walking or the gym.  Still, there’s always next Monday, or the Monday after that, or…  I think you get the picture.… Continue reading Beans Means Business