Piecing Me Together by Renee Watson Publication Date: February 2017 Buy: Here My Rating: ✹✹✹✹✹ Goodreads Description: “Jade believes she must get out of her poor neighbourhood if she’s ever going to succeed. Her mother tells her to take advantage of every opportunity that comes her way. And Jade has: every day she rides the bus away… Continue reading Book Review: Piecing Me Together by Renee Watson
It baffles me why some people still wear fur. I mean, we all grew up hating Cruella right!? Those poor, spotty puppies! Well what’s the difference? The animals killed and skinned (alive – may I add!) for Canada Goose are bloody adorable. Fur farming was banned in the whole of the UK in 2002. However, what… Continue reading F*CK FUR!
The Inexplicable Logic of My Life by Benjamin Alire Sáenz Publication Date: March 2017 Buy: Here My Rating: ✹✹✹✹✹ Goodreads Description: “The first day of senior year: Everything is about to change. Until this moment, Sal has always been certain of his place with his adoptive gay father and their loving Mexican-American family. But now his own history… Continue reading Book Review: The Inexplicable Logic of My Life by Benjamin Alire Sáenz
I bet you didn’t know that.. “Livestock and their byproducts account for at least 32,000 million tons of carbon dioxide (CO2) per year, or 51% of all worldwide greenhouse gas emissions.” (Goodland, R Anhang, J.). This brings us nicely to another reason why you should go vegan this January. The environment. We all like to think we… Continue reading Veganuary #4: For The Planet
I know what you’re thinking. “Oh, there she is again, talking about being vegan, how annoying”. Well I don’t care. But what I do care about, is you’re health. Which leads up to another reason why people decide to go vegan. Their health. There have been many scientific studies that show a person whose diet… Continue reading Veganuary #3: For Your Health
“You’re vegan? But what about the plants? They have feelings too, they feel pain. Don’t you feel bad for the carrots? You’re a murderer.” It’s time we recognize the “plants have feelings, too!” argument for what it is: a feckless attempt to undermine the ethical basis of veganism with pseudo-science and bad logic. There are… Continue reading Veganuary #2: For The Animals
Calling all meat-eaters, vegetarians, flexitarians, reducetarians and anything in between. Hi. It’s that time of year again when I try to brain wash you into joining the cult that is veganism. Just kidding. But you should try vegan this January! My guess is that many of you have never/would never consider veganism, because you could… Continue reading Veganuary #1: What Is Veganuary?