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The Bristol Animal Rights March and Anti-Airport Demo

The Bristol Animal Rights March and Anti-Airport Demo

When I moved to Bristol in January, I was hoping to get involved with lots of activism again. But life took over, and I’ve somehow managed to do very little over the past five months. So I was absolutely determined to make it to the annual Bristol animal rights march last Saturday. And coincidentally, there … Read More

Your Brain on Plants: Cognition-Boosting for Vegans

Your Brain on Plants: Cognition-Boosting for Vegans

Today’s guest post comes from Lauren Laporte. She’s a professional health and wellness writer at ripped.me, and often contributes to other publications dealing with subjects in the niche. In this post, Lauren is going to address veganism and cognitive health. Her article discusses B12 and some myths about the plant-based diet and cognition/memory, and it … Read More

Practising Gratitude Every Day – Why I Keep a Gratitude Journal

Practising Gratitude Every Day – Why I Keep a Gratitude Journal

I’d been hearing various bloggers and YouTubers talking about gratitude journals for a while before I felt inspired to start my own. I’m not sure what changed – I just began really noticing all the lovely things people do for me and all the beautiful things in my life. And the idea of taking some … Read More

Sharkwater Extinction: an Action-Packed Film With a Powerful Message

Sharkwater Extinction: an Action-Packed Film With a Powerful Message

Today’s post comes from blogger Hannah Parry, also known as Hannah the Traveller. She’s going to discuss an important new documentary raising awareness of the plight of sharks, and what we can do to help. *** The power of media. We’re still talking about the “Attenborough effect” — the impact on society’s conscience that Sir … Read More

Camping by the Sea (and the importance of me-time)

Camping by the Sea (and the importance of me-time)

After promising to post more frequently, I then neglected my blog for a few weeks – possibly the longest I’ve ever gone without posting! Life has been very turbulent in the past few months since I moved to Bristol, with lots going on in both my work and personal life. It feels like things are … Read More

Litter, Glitter and Waste – The Environmental Cost of Festivals

Litter, Glitter and Waste – The Environmental Cost of Festivals

Today’s guest post comes from Rachel White, who’s going to talk about the environmental cost of festivals and what we can do about it. Enjoy! *** There were 4 million festival attendees in 2017, which isn’t surprising considering the hundreds of festivals going on across the UK. The number of festival-goers is rising, with new … Read More

Five Life Lessons I’m Learning From Yoga

Five Life Lessons I’m Learning From Yoga

This blog has been sadly neglected over the past few weeks, in the aftermath of the most recent issue of Seedling and various work stresses (not to mention a trip to Wales to visit my family!). But I really miss blogging, and I’m keen to get back into it and start posting more often again. … Read More

Coming Back to Life

Coming Back to Life

Life is for living. You wouldn’t know it though, sometimes. Even as a freelancer, I’m struck by how much time I spend doing stuff I would never choose to do if I didn’t need the money. Work often becomes all-consuming, leaving little time for anything else. It drains the colour out of our lives. Even … Read More

Watch me get interviewed about Seedling magazine!

Watch me get interviewed about Seedling magazine!

Back in September, just before the release of the first issue of Seedling, I was interviewed by Johnathan of Adventures in Activism about the magazine. With one thing and another, the video didn’t end up getting released at the time, but now it’s finally online! Watch it to find out more about why I started … Read More