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Clothes Swap Finds and Turning the Public Vegan!

Clothes Swap Finds and Turning the Public Vegan!

Our latest video is up, and it features some more vegan activism. This time, it involves an inflatable Matrix-inspired cube with video screens showing footage of how farmed animals are treated. We set up the cube in the centre of town — it attracted a lot of attention and was great at drawing people in! … Read More

How to Make an Ecobrick…& Vegan Outreach With an Inflatable Polar Bear!

How to Make an Ecobrick…& Vegan Outreach With an Inflatable Polar Bear!

Our second YouTube video is here! In this video, we make our very first ecobrick. If you don’t know what an ecobrick is, it’s where you cram your unrecyclable plastic waste into an empty plastic bottle. The ecobrick can be used to make furniture or replace various building materials. Watch the video, or read on … Read More

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

Vegan Activism: Why Anyone Can Get Involved!

Vegan Activism: Why Anyone Can Get Involved!

It feels like ages since I wrote about activism, so I thought I’d address that. Today, I’d like to show you that vegan activism is something anyone can get involved in, no matter how shy or nervous you are. I’m going to do that by describing several different types of vegan activism, most of which … Read More

Vegan Activism…with Inflatable Animals!

Vegan Activism…with Inflatable Animals!

I’ve taken part in many types of vegan activism over the past couple of years, but last Saturday was a new experience. A group of us gathered in the city centre to raise awareness of animal rights issues – using giant inflatable animals. There were four – a pig, a sheep, a cow, and a … Read More

What Activists are Doing Wrong

What Activists are Doing Wrong

If you are an activist, you probably spend a lot of time encouraging people to stop doing things. I know I do! ‘Stop supporting animal exploitation’, ‘don’t use disposable plastic’ and so on. And sometimes this approach does a lot to raise awareness and get people thinking. But is it really effective activism? All too … Read More

Why Everyone Should Attend a Slaughterhouse Vigil

Why Everyone Should Attend a Slaughterhouse Vigil

Recently, I attended my second vigil with Bristol Animal Save (read about my first here). If you’re not aware, a vigil involves standing outside a slaughterhouse and bearing witness to the animals who are going to be killed. The idea is to show them love in their last moments, as well as documenting what they go … Read More

Vegans Take Heart: You Do More Than You Know

Vegans Take Heart: You Do More Than You Know

When you’re passionately vegan, it’s easy to become disheartened by what you see around you. Yes, you’re avoiding all forms of animal exploitation, but so many people are still contributing to it. You can control your own actions, but not other people’s. And you sometimes start to wonder if you’re really making a difference. I’ve … Read More