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VegNews, Apologies, and the Fine Art of Growing Up

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Let me talk to you about sincere apologies. Real apologies, the heartfelt kind, aren't defensive. Even if they do try to provide explanations for bad behaviour, they never try to provide excuses for it. They admit to wrongdoing, and profess regret for the harm that wrongdoing has caused. VegNews' response to the photo scandal? Not an apology. Here's why. Read More »

T.O.F.U.: 100% meat (photo) free, as we should be

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As someone involved in the publishing business, though not to such an extent as VegNews, I have always battled with several things involving the vegan "purity" of the magazine. The big ones would involve such things as booking a tour date in a non-vegan bar, having people involved with the project who may not be vegan, promoting companies that may not be 100% vegan, and including articles that may not be completely relevant to veganism itself. Read More »

Belfast II – St. George’s Market

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Aside from the rolling hills, old-world scenery, charming accents, breathtaking castles, and tasty restaurants, what does Belfast have to offer the traveling vegan? Why, a 100 year old community market, obviously! Part two of Kira's vegan adventures in Northern Ireland. Read More »

Belfast I – The Restaurants!

Hey look, it's Kira! In Belfast!

I am back from Belfast (sadly), and I’ve caught up on all my school work (happily), so I finally have time to update y’all on the vegan eats I found while visiting Northern Ireland! Archana Archana used to be split into a vegetarian-only restaurant on the top floor, and an omni restaurant on the main, […]

Doing things the write way: vegan pen pals

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No matter how great technology becomes, I think there will always be a place in my heart for receiving mail. Especially now that I'm living on an island that seems to have sometimes sporadic postal delivery, getting something in the post just seems a little more exciting than opening up my inbox. Read More »

It’s a small world (with lots of options)

With the new issue being completely digital the whole world has opened up in terms of who can be involved. In fact, I'm hoping I will be able to showcase what veganism looks like in as many places as possible. Read More »

Gassy much?

Maybe it's the beans you're eating... or maybe it's the fibre... or the veggie burgers? Read More »

By the power of seitan!!!

I am hegan? Read More »

Because.

Made this before I head out to the open mic because it just felt right. I'll do a tour blog before the weekend hopefully. Read More »