The Month I Went Vegan

Oh no, you might be thinking, it’s going to be one of those vegan blog posts. You know, one of the two types, one extolling the virtues of veganism to such heights it seems like a religious conversion or the complete opposite. This will be neither of those,  but my honest reflections on going vegan […]

My Political Promise

I know the election was over two months ago now, but something has been on my mind. Before I begin, and for those who do not know, I was beaten into 2nd place by just 18 votes! It was a defeat, but what a glorious defeat. Actually, the margin made me extremely happy and filled […]

Why A Warrior?

So this week I rejoined Facebook, and during the course of yet another high paced week I sit down with a good cup of British tea, complete with hob knob to dunk and see the brilliance and sadness that the world of twitface social media can bring. Scrolling through the friend requests and updates I came […]

What does “Lead/Leading/Leader” Mean To You?

So here we are, the elections are upon us, love it, loathe it or just plain couldn’t care. But there is something different this time isn’t there? Maybe I am just speaking from my new perspective, whether it’s me or all the coverage or even if it is in fact the most important election of a generation […]

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Ultimate (Warrior) Smoothie Challenge

Perry was challenged to put the Olympian smoothie into battle! . . . by 7 year old Tilly Tink! The challenge was to trick a 7 year old into having a nutritious healthy smoothie without knowing what is in it, in order to avoid any resistance to the ingredients Tilly put together her own smoothie […]


I’ve been wrestling with my meat eating tendencies for a while now, especially after my education into what Halal meat is and my now avoidance of it at any given time, even to the point that I no longer order meat dishes from my favourite Indian take-a-ways since discovering that they now use Halal meat, believe […]

St George’s Day Anyone?

Has my imagination come up with a crazy, wild and yet great idea? First you have to ask yourself “why don’t we celebrate St George’s day?”, I mean really ask yourself? is there some law that says we can’t, or do we live in some mythological fear that if we disobediently celebrated it, we would be severely […]