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#TBT | Moderating the “Ask a Vegan” Panel at St. John’s VegFest

Ryan Patey at St. John's VegFest

Last month I moderated my first panel, and I'm happy to say it was in my home province. Of course, it brought up a lot of thoughts and emotions, and I wasn't the only one who felt them. Read More »

#TBT | Making NTV’s St. John’s VegFest Coverage

NTV News Coverage of St. John's VegFest

While tabling at the first St. John's VegFest, the T.O.F.U. aprons got plenty of laughs. What I didn't know is that they were being filmed for coverage on the provincial news network too. Read More »

A Vegan Visits the Bonavista Peninsula

Puffins and Seagulls in Maberly, NL

If the chance to see whales and puffins isn't enough to bring you to the Bonavista Peninsula in Newfoundland and Labrador, then may I recommend a great little veg restaurant instead? Read More »

Home is where the what is?

My Vida Vegan Con mug finds a new home in Ciudad Colon, Costa Rica

Where exactly is home, and just how does a vegan magazine fit into the topic? Stay with me for a little bit and you just might find out. Read More »

St. John’s City Review

St. John's, Newfoundland

"Pi is another great option in downtown St. John’s. A pizza place with a funky, math- inspired aesthetic, Pi offers not only a vegan crust, but a vegan chocolate cake as well (though the cake is sadly icing-free). The brand new, and stylish, Piatto Pizzeria + Enoteca (piattopizzeria.com) on Duckworth specialises in Neapolitan pizza. The servers and chefs are keen to accomodate vegan diets, and even though they don’t carry a vegan cheese, they will throw some on for you if you bring your own." Read More »

Settling down (again)

St. John's harbour

It's alright if you had assumed I was dead. I would assume the same too if I saw a blog that had not been updated in months. Damn speed of the Internet means expiration dates are in hours instead of days or months. If we were writing letters to each other I feel like a month or two would be acceptable, but I guess I would also write more in a letter than I do in a blog. Well, at least I would like to think I would. Read More »