Van Life Begins 

The travels have finally started! After years of waiting, our bags were packed, our home in Cornwall was left and the long journey to Australia began. After two days of travel (including lots of tasty vegan plane food – well done Philippine Airlines) we finally arrived in Cairns, located in the north east of Australia. …read more

The Vegan Kind: August 

August was another two box month, meaning not only did I receive a bunch of amazing food, I also got a box full of amazing beauty products!  I didn’t get my box last month due to it being sent to a house I no longer lived in (remember to change your addresses people!), so this…read more

Vegan Bean and Vegetable Paprika Stew

  Ingredients 2 tbsp Paprika (I used smoked) 1 tbsp Italian dried herb blend Garlic (3 cloves – less if you’re not a garlic fan) 1/2 of a red chilli Red onion Bunch of kale 1/2 a pack of spinach 1 pepper 1 carrot 1/2 a pack of runner beans 1/2 a broccoli head 1/2…read more

Should Our Pets Be Vegan?

People have the ability to make a choice about what they eat, often based on their beliefs surrounding ethics, health and the environment. Despite the fact that many of these people own companion animals,  the topic of what vegans should feed their pets is a contentious one.   The oldest living dog in the world, Bramble,…read more

Doubling your ‘5 a day’

In the UK currently, we are told we should be consuming at least 5 portions of fruit or veg per day (around 400g). Despite this, only one third of people actually meet this target, which is worrying as new research, led by scientists from Imperial College London, found that the most benefit came from eating…read more

Sexism in Science?

I am a girl. I study science. Yet why when researchers asked children to draw a scientist did the overwhelming majority draw a man in a white lab coat? A group of researchers looked into two differing databases that were popular sources for teaching materials, particularly in primary schools. These resources included experiments, demonstrations, assignments, videos…read more

My New Favourite Vegan Documentary?

Vegans sometimes get a bad name for themselves, as they are often seen as radical, preachy people, but Simon Amstell’s new feature length documentary may just change this perception. How? By delivering the hard truth, akin to the kind of things you would see in Earthlings or Cowspiracy, but in a ‘mockumentary’ style. The film,…read more

The Vegan Kind: March

Follow my blog with Bloglovin There is nothing better to remind me of how quickly the year is already going than my third monthly Vegan Kind delivery of the year! The good thing about the year going so quickly is that it means Spring is nearly upon us, meaning I can (hopefully) wave goodbye to…read more

Supporting Local: Sprout Health Foods, Newquay

In June 2016, my local town got a whole lot better, as a new independent health food shop Sprout opened its doors to the public. Sprout not only puts a spotlight on local businesses,  but also provides a wide range of natural food, drinks and produce (as well as killer coffee and raw cakes). By filling…read more

What I Ate Today!

My first ever video on my YouTube channel… So don’t be too mean! I don’t really know much about editing so hopefully they will keep getting better 🙂

The Vegan Kind: October

I had to wait a few days after receiving my TVK box this month to write my review as I had to wait for the food coma it’s arrival ensued to pass.  Yet again, the team at The Vegan Kind have excelled themselves. This month’s box included: Jealous Sweets Tangy worms- Jealous Sweets make some…read more

Ethical Fashion: October

My wardrobe and I were both resisting the incoming Autumn, but days of flip flops and t-shirts were beginning to result in frost bitten toes and permanent goosebumps,  I felt like it might be time to update a few pieces just in time to battle the 70 mile an hour winds that Cornwall likes to…read more

What Is It Like To Study Marine Conservation?

Do you have dreams of saving the whales? Have visions of frolicking in the ocean with your new dolphin friends? Or do you simply want to protect the ocean? Chances are, if any of these statements are true, you might have considered studying for a degree in marine conservation. Aged 18, with the hope of…read more

The Great Vegan Bake Off: Guilt Free Banana Bread

As it is Bake Off time of year, I got inspired to get in the kitchen and try my hand at making some delicious treats. Today, since I had a load of very ripe bananas, I decided to try and make banana bread. However, since I am trying to be healthy as I’ve just got…read more

The Vegan Kind: September (TVK35)

Where has the summer gone?! I cannot believe it’s September already, and as Autumn starts creeping in and the daylight is slowly beginning to dwindle, I am taking great comfort in this month’s TVK box! As always, the team at TVK use 10p from every box sold to go towards charities that help animals. This…read more

Eating Vegan In Zante, Greece

I’ve just got back from a week away in Greece, and since the post holiday blues are hitting hard, I thought I would talk about my experience trying to find vegan food in Zante. Since where we went was pretty touristy, there were plenty of restaurants and bars offering a wide variety of differing foods,…read more

What I Ate Today!

Breakfast This morning I made beans, scrambled egg and avocado on toast, topped off with a soy milk tea. For the scrambled egg, I used the egg replacer that I received in this month’s vegan box, with some nutritional yeast, pepper and spinach. Snack  At around midday, I had half a watermelon and a matcha…read more

The Vegan Kind: August

It was another double whammy this month, with both the lifestyle and cosmetic boxes turning up on my doorstep! Lifestyle Box First up in the food box were these pineapple sweets from Candy Kittens, the company ran by Made In Chelsea’s Jamie Laing. This is their first vegan product, and it is so good! Definitely…read more

Why Is Staying Active Important?

Healthy hearts, healthy bones, a clearer mind and a greater sense of confidence are just a few of the ways exercise can help when trying to maintain a healthy life style. Yet while most of us know this, getting up and moving is hard for a lot of us. There always seems to be something…read more