Four Surprising Things About Going Vegan

It’s been just over two months since I started this whole vegan thing. As I wrote in a previous post, the decision was a bit spontaneous and at the time I didn’t really know how easy it would be or whether it would be sustainable. Well, after two months I’m convinced it was the right…

Vegan Junk-Food from VX London

A trip to London for work normally means buying something for the evening train ride home, and today was no exception. In the past I have normally got something uninspiring from a station supermarket – sandwich and crisps or similar. Today I had a bit of time before my train was due to leave, so…

Homemade Oat Milk

I haven’t found it difficult to give up milk. There are so many alternatives out there (soya, cashew, almond, coconut…), it really isn’t hard. None of them taste exactly like cows milk, but most taste pretty good. They don’t behave exactly like cows milk either, so I’m learning which kinds work best for different uses….

Why I’ve Gone Vegan

I wasn’t expecting to go vegan. It felt quite a spontaneous decision, almost like it came out of nowhere, although looking back I think I had probably had it at the back of my mind for a while. I had previously described myself as a ‘lapsed vegetarian’ – I had been vegetarian for a while,…

Starting (at) The Journey

Lunch at The Journey in Newcastle seemed appropriate for the first day of this blog. It’s a place to get your bike fixed while drinking excellent coffee and eating veggie/vegan food – perfect! It’s home to two other things I like: Sustrans and Recyke y’bike, so thumbs-up to all that. The food is excellent. Moroccan…