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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

What We Actually Need to Do to Stop Climate Change

What We Actually Need to Do to Stop Climate Change

There’s no longer any doubt about it – this is a climate emergency. We’ve left tackling it very late. And small solutions are really not going to be enough at this point. Listening to the advice of some organisations, we might be tempted to think that if we just drive a little less often and … Read More

The April/May Issue of Seedling – our free digital vegan magazine!

What would it be like to grow up in an all-vegan household? In this issue, Kenna Rose tells us about her vegan upbringing. Meanwhile, we learn how one amazing woman is providing blankets and shelter to the homeless in Tampa, Florida – and we find out how to minimise our impact on the planet whilst … Read More

Rubies in the Rubble: An Interview with Founder Jenny Costa

Rubies in the Rubble: An Interview with Founder Jenny Costa

Rubies in the Rubble are our second sponsor for the April/May issue of Seedling magazine! They are an amazing company making condiments out of food which would go otherwise go to waste – and their products are all vegan-friendly, too. We interviewed founder Jenny Costa to find out more about the origin of the company … Read More

Clean Vegan Energy: the Ecotricity Story

Clean Vegan Energy: the Ecotricity Story

I’m absolutely thrilled to have Ecotricity as a sponsor of the April/May issue of Seedling! My flatmates and I use them as our energy supplier, and I really believe in what they do. So I thought I’d write a piece introducing them and explaining why they’re so awesome. Here goes! *** When you transition to … Read More

Working the Planet to Death

Working the Planet to Death

I recently went to a discussion with an intriguing topic – the intersection between workers’ rights and climate change. On the face of it, there doesn’t seem to be much of a connection. But dig a little deeper and it starts to make sense. Climate change is happening because we’re consuming too many resources – … Read More

The Aeroplane in the Room

The Aeroplane in the Room

I have never been on an aeroplane. No, never. It didn’t start out as an ethical decision. I just grew up in a low-income family, and my parents didn’t want the stress and expense of travelling abroad. My first trip out of the UK was a school trip to France aged 17, where we took … Read More