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The Awkward Vegan

I’ve been hesitant to talk about going vegan because to be honest, I wasn’t sure how long it’d stick. Talking about it prematurely felt like I’d jinx it somehow? But it’s been going well so far so what the heck. In late October last year, I decided to go back to veganism. In my mid-20s, […]

Dinner tonight!

Dukkar Apartments officially opened a couple of days ago, and I was inspired to christen the kitchen by cooking something (hehehe as though I needed an excuse). So with Lanse and Abby’s help, I made food for 20! Up for noms tonight was spaghetti with tomato sauce, blue cheese, carrots, mushrooms and bird’s eye chillies, […]

Accountability in our diets

treekisser: Accountability in Our Diets If you wouldn’t personally castrate an animal without anesthetic, if you wouldn’t work at a factory farm, if you wouldn’t take a baby away from his mother, if you wouldn’t brand someone’s skin, if you wouldn’t cut off beaks, toes or tails, if you wouldn’t deprive someone of light, if […]

The stamina of a camel

The stamina of a camel, the strength of an elephant, and the beauty of a horse are all sustained on a vegetarian diet

What’s money good for?

If you say you don’t have money to help a animal shelter, why then do you have money to buy meat? – Tsem Tulku Rinpoche


Drinking milk from another species of animal: The more I think about it, the stranger the concept becomes. (Taken from Google)

(Taken with my iPhone) Gone fishing? Gone vegan. One week ago, I announced on Facebook that I was going vegan for a week. I had little idea of what that really meant until I started doing research – no animal products or by-products whatsoever, including sugar, honey, leather, gelatine, etc. So how has the week […]


For the last few weeks, I’ve been thinking more and more about becoming vegan. It started when Rinpoche asked us to watch Earthlings. It reminded me why I stopped eating meat, and introduced (what was then) a very troubling thought to my mind – what is the difference between an egg and a chicken? The […]


Particular attention should be paid to rebuttal #6 “Well, you kill other bugs, so who cares if you eat honey?” – Source:


All sentient beings should have at least one right – the right not to be treated as property Gary L. Francione