Am I Still Vegan?

According to the Vegan Society, “Veganism is a way of living which seeks to exclude, as far as is possible and practicable, all forms of exploitation of, and cruelty to, animals for food, clothing or any other purpose.” I went vegan at the beginning of 2016. My reason for doing so was plain old curiosity…

Day 18: My Go-To Energy Boosting Smoothie

So many of you are considering going vegan and I could not be more happy for you! However, with that comes the big question; “What in the hell do I eat?” The beginnings of starting the vegan journey can sometimes seem overwhelming but not to worry because I’m here to help. Here’s a crazy simple,…

An Unconventional Valentine’s Day

Having a significant other to celebrate Valentine’s Day with is a privilege. A privilege most of us don’t have. Coming into this “holiday” a single lady/man can sometimes be difficult depending on how much you actually care about the day. I’m going to continue assuming you care quite a bit about it but even if…

I Was Vegan For a Year and This Is What Happened

On the 25th of January 2016 I did something that would change my life forever. I became vegan. This decision was not based off some moral or profound inclination to save the animals. Nor was it to be more environmentally friendly. It was not even a choice I made because I wanted to be healthier….

Months 10, 11 and a Merry Christmas

It’s Christmas Day. Merry Christmas! I will be honest with you, for a long time I was not in the mood for Christmas. The idea of Christmas in 2016 never really dawned on me until yesterday, Christmas Eve. That can be blamed on one thing and one thing only; my jaw operation. You see, I…

Months 6 and 7

Life has been quite real recently what with exams and matric farewell, otherwise known as prom, so I never got the chance to do an update on the being vegan thing for the 6th month so today I will give you an overview of month 6 and 7. After watching the holy trinity of vegan…

Lemon and Soy Sauce Mushroom Spaghetti

It’s the last month of winter and I could not be more happy. This winter made me realise how much I actually hate winter. It’s cold, it’s difficult to get warm, indoor heating in Namibia is something that does not exist, the display of fruit and vegetables at the shops is depressing and the sun…