Isn’t It Hard Being Vegan?

I wasn’t always vegan.  I know all of the excuses for not being vegan, because I used most of them myself:  “We were designed to eat meat.  I need meat, dairy and eggs to get my protein.  I need milk to get my calcium.  It’s too hard to find anything vegan to eat.  One person…

Our Lungs

I travelled to Adelaide and back to Brisbane by plane last week, and as I flew overhead and looked out at the scenery, I was disturbed to see the amount of natural bushland which had been cleared to make way for farmland.  Whilst I saw some large tracts of bushland still remaining, there was a…

Truth

A great woman, Sojourner Truth, was born into slavery in New York State around 1797, with the name Isabella Baumfree. At the age of nine, she was separated from her family when she was sold to another owner.  As a slave, she had no rights.  Even her husband was chosen for her.  Her children were…

Why I Am Vegan

Being peace to bring peace. I have not always been a vegan, even though I had known about the cruelty involved in the factory farming system for 20 years or so.  For a while I was what I would call a pseudo-vegetarian.  I was mostly vegetarian, but I still ate fish.  I wasn’t committed to…