We’re all addicted to the new 80s-themed Peta computer game to which The Smiths have lent their 1980s song, Meat is Murder. It’s quite retro with 8-bit audio and pixelated … Continue reading This Beautiful Creature Must die
Ben brought back an English newspaper from Russia. He thought I might be interested because there’s an article about Pokémon Go in it. Here’s an excerpt: Nintendo refuses to reveal when … Continue reading Is Pokémon Go immoral?
Food technology company Memphis Meats has produced a meat ball with lab-grown meat rather than farm-raised animals. I don’t eat meat but I am cautiously optimistic of this development because there are … Continue reading Petri dish meat balls
George Monbiot has written an article about how he recently ate roadkill: a grey squirrel. I think that if we must eat animals then roadkill is probably the most ethical … Continue reading On eating roadkill
Earlier this week hosts of a Danish radio station killed a bunny rabbit on air and then later cooked and ate it. It generated a huge backlash for the station including … Continue reading Absurd hypocrisy on the dinner table
The best thing about having all our belongings back is that I’ve got all my cookbooks again. I’m not that good at just making recipes up and I also like flipping through cookbooks for … Continue reading Vegan for more than 10 years and still alive
As a woman living in the 21st Century, I have enjoyed the freedom to study, to work, and to express my thoughts without fear of punishment, and so I am completely dumbfounded … Continue reading Women and the Islamic State
I’ve been thinking quite a bit about the idea of freedom of speech and freedom of expression this week and what it means exactly. It’s not something I’ve thought a … Continue reading What is freedom of speech?
Whenever I find myself debating right and wrong, I wonder what Peter Singer would say. He’s the most rational thinker on the planet, in my opinion, and so I will sometimes … Continue reading The Life You Can Save
I just watched an interesting TedX talk about the negative connotations behind the words vegan and vegetarian. Tell a stranger you’re a vegan and they make all sorts of negative … Continue reading A new word: Reducetarian
Sometimes I think it would be handy to have two husbands. I don’t think my husband would like this idea very much and there’s also the small problem of its … Continue reading Two husbands good
Ok, I promise not to write about this topic again after this post but I have to get this off my chest one more time. I got some thought-provoking comments … Continue reading A gaudy shirt and feminism