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Kangaroo, A Love Hate Story

Sitting down to watch “Kangaroo, A Love Hate Story” I had no idea, that this movie would move me so deeply.  Vast landscapes, unique wildlife, The Great Barrier Reef etc.. I have always been fascinated by Australia. Little did I know that it had such a complicated relationship with one of its national symbols, the […]

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#TurnYourNoseUp at Pig Factories

#TurnYourNoseUp at Pig Factories

I always find writing about animal welfare very difficult. My research often includes shocking articles to read or footage to watch. Time and time again, I am bewildered by the amount of cruelty that goes on in factory farms. That’s why I am so glad to help spread the word about the new #TurnYourNoseUp at Pig Factories […]

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Eating Better Meat - Understanding Welfare Labels

Eating Better Meat – Understanding Welfare Labels

Being a flexitarian has always been for me not only about “eating less meat” but also, when you eat it, about “eating better meat”. By “better meat” I mean meat from animals that are properly looked after and raised to higher welfare standards. Animal farming has changed a great deal over the past 70 years or so. Our growing appetite for […]

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Let's Talk Turkey

Let’s Talk Turkey

It was only a matter of time but I finally said it: “Shall we drop the turkey this year?”. My husband raised an eyebrow: “really?”. “Well yes” I replied “I find it quite sinister to eat an animal whose sole purpose in life is to grace our Christmas table”. I started on my flexitarian journey […]

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