Eating Meat Legality vs Morality

Eating Meat Legality vs Morality – The Vegan Argument

If we saw an animal in the street being hit across the head, prodded with an electric stick or having their throat cut with a knife, then we would be outraged. Our instinct would be to intervene or call the police to do something about it. If the police found evidence that this kind of […]

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What is Halal Slaughter

What Is Halal Slaughter? Is There Any Humane Way To Take A Life?

We have been asked about Halal slaughter a lot recently, so thought we should write a post about it to clarify what it is, and put to rest the idea that this is a humane way to slaughter an animal and take their life. What is Halal Slaughter? I’ll be using the website www.halalcertification.ie to […]

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The Trailer A Poem About A Cow Called N

The Trailer A Poem About A Cow Called N

We took a trip to see the cows who were being taken to slaughter at the slaughterhouse in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. We found many new holding areas around the slaughterhouse, and learned that 400-500 cows were killed there each night. I saw this old bike and trailer and witnessed a cow with ‘N’ painted on […]

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Hunters use every part of the animal

Hunters Use Every Part Of The Animal They Kill

I’m sure that any animal who is shot through the head or body would be really pleased to know every part of his or her rotting corpse will be used for someone’s meal, belt, or wall ornament. Using every part of the animal does not make up for killing them in the first place. If […]

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humans are top of the food chain

Humans Are Top Of The Food Chain? The Vegan Argument

When I think of an animal at the top of the food chain, I immediately think of the great white shark, A lion, or a crocodile. These animals are perfect predators in their environments and hunt with their bodies, claws, and teeth. The only way they can get food to eat is to catch and […]

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Vegans Force Their Beliefs Down Our Throats

Vegans Force Their Beliefs Down Our Throats – Things I Used To Believe

I often think about things I used to think and say about eating animals and using their products and the opinions I had about Vegans and Vegetarians, so I thought it would be cool to write post with a few of them to highlight that most of us Vegans probably ate meat for a large […]

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Do Meat Eaters Care More About Animals Than Vegans

Do Meat Eaters Care More About Animals Than Vegans?

I was going over our old post about the that Vegans care more about animals than they do humans, and felt that I needed to expand on the fact that sixty billion animals are easily fed each year, yet billions of human animals are left starving. Unfortunately, growing food for overfed animals is far more […]

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Vegan For The Planet

Vegan For The Planet – How Will Veganism Benefit Our Environment?

I always say that we chose to go Vegan for the animals and that Veganism is a lifestyle that will help provide a better future for our children, our health, and the planet. But how, exactly, will Veganism benefit the planet? What does being a Vegan mean for the Earth that we all have to […]

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Vegan Outreach Phnom Penh Cambodia

Vegan Outreach Phnom Penh Cambodia 

On Saturday the 13th January 2018, we are meeting in Phnom Penh to hold our first Vegan Outreach Phnom Penh Cambodia event! We will be giving out free vegan food samples and talking about Veganism, the issues and the benefits. We will also be promoting local Vegan restaurants and showing people how easy it is […]

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Pig Physio In The Pagoda Phnom Penh

Pig Physio In The Pagoda Phnom Penh With Animal Mama

We met the team from Animal Mama this evening to give some physiotherapy to the Pig in the Wat Toul Tom Pong Pagoda in Phnom Penh. Thanks to Animal Mama, the Pig has had her hooves trimmed by a specialist who they brought in, and now she is being given daily antibiotics and physiotherapy to […]

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Phnom Penh Cow Slaughterhouse

Phnom Penh Cow Slaughterhouse – A Vigil

We took a trip to find a Phnom Penh Cow Slaughterhouse in Cambodia. This was something we had planned to do last year, but the idea of standing outside a slaughterhouse in Cambodia was not a good one. Anything that looks like a protest doesn’t go down well, and the reactions from the workers would […]

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vegan junk food

Vegan Doesn’t Mean Kale, Quinoa, and Lentils! Vegan Junk Food

I love how January has been taken over by the Veganuary initiative! If you are giving a plant-based diet a go this New Year, then that’s awesome but don’t think you only have to eat Kale, Quinoa, and Lentils! When you go Vegan, you can have all the food you loved before, and the best […]

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Tips For New Vegans

Tips For New Vegans – Answering Questions, Objections, and Arguments 

When you first Go Vegan, you will get a barrage of questions from your friends and family. It’s easy to take these as attacks, but often, they are just concerned about you and want to make sure you will be ok. We are all conditioned to respond in this way, and it is interesting how […]

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What If A Vegan Needs Medication

What If A Vegan Needs Medication?

We often get asked, ‘what if?’ questions and in particular, what if a Vegan needs medication? This post will answer this ‘what if’ question directly, but first I’ll spin it around. Don’t think I’m being snarky here, and remember, I used to cook, eat, and pay for all the cruelty for 37 years of my […]

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A Little Bit Vegan

A Little Bit Vegan? Let’s Be Clear About What It Means To Be Vegan

A little bit Vegan? If we insist on labelling each other, then we should do it properly, and if we want to do what’s right for the animals and be Vegan, then we need to be clear about what it means to be a Vegan, especially when we are asking other people to do it […]

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Vegan Activism Talk About Veganism 

Vegan Activism Talk About Veganism – Vegan Activist – Epic Animal Quest

This isn’t Fight Club, this is Vegan Club, so tell everyone about it! We should never be ashamed to speak about Veganism and why we passionately choose to be Vegan. Talking about Veganism is very easy to do, and includes social media, so anytime we have a few minutes spare, we can post a talking […]

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Animal Activism Help The Animals

Animal Activism Help The Animals and Get Involved This New Year 2018

This year is all about Animal Activism for us and our Epic Animal Quest. We write a lot about animal issues and our book, the , is dedicated to dispelling the many myths around Veganism, but now Rachael is about to finish her work contract, we will have more opportunities to get out there and […]

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Lose Weight Feel Awesome

Veganuary – Lose Weight Feel Awesome And Help The Animals In 2018

It’s that time of year again, and many people are planning their New Years resolutions to lose weight, get fit, and live a more positive lifestyle. With so many fad diets around, it’s difficult to know what the best option is for someone who wants to achieve all of these things. This post is all […]

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Lucky the Elephant at Phnom Tamao

Meeting Lucky The Elephant At Phnom Tamao Rescue Center Cambodia

During our trip to document the rescue of the baby Macaque, we met Lucky the Elephant at Phnom Tamao Rescue Center! Lucky was rescued at just six months old and has spent her life at Phnom Tamao. Now eighteen, Lucky has become an Elephant Ambassador for conservation and the environment in Cambodia. Lucky The Elephant […]

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kfc and dog meat

KFC And Dog Meat – What’s The Difference?

Last week, we went to find the Dog Meat restaurants in Phnom Penh and saw cooked dog heads piled up in glass cabinets and groups of people enjoying a meal of dead dog, salad, dips, and beer together. I have since written about this and showed many people the pictures and talked about the idea […]

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George Monbiot Good Morning Britain Vegan

George Monbiot Good Morning Britain Vegan Watch Strap Controversy

I watched the George Monbiot ‘interview’ with Piers Morgan on Good Morning Britain and had to comment about it. It highlighted a common argument used by meat eaters, but George’s reaction was not what I would usually expect to hear from a Vegan. This post is all about the George Monbiot Good Morning Britain Vegan Watch […]

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McDonalds Vegan Burger

Would You Buy Jam From A Butcher? The McDonalds Vegan Burger Debate

The McDonalds Vegan burger trial has been a hot topic over the last week, and I wasn’t going to add to the debate, but I was thinking about it, and a question popped into my head; “would I buy jam from a butcher?” Supply And Demand Our whole approach is to promote Vegan products and […]

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60 billion animals

60 Billion Animals Eaten Per Year – Each Number Was A Life

When we talk about close to 60 billion animals being killed every year for food that we don’t need to eat to survive and thrive, it’s impossible to visualise the amount. Just counting to 60 billion (if you could count one number every second without stopping to eat or sleep etc.) would take 1901.40 years*. That’s […]

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How Many Animals Does The Average Person Eat

How Many Animals Does The Average Person Eat?

I’ve been thinking a lot about how we can help animals and what our measure of success should be. I wondered how many animals does the average person eat and what difference can one person make? The nature of much of what we have been doing so far in Cambodia is around helping one animal […]

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80 Vegan Arguments Answered In 10 Minutes? 

I tried something different in this video and attempted to answer 80 vegan arguments, myths, and objections against Veganism in under 10 minutes. Most of my blog posts about each argument take about 5 minutes to read, so it was a huge challenge to condense the answers down to just 7-8 seconds each, and I […]

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Marcus Aurelius Animal Rights

Marcus Aurelius Animal Rights – Change The World For The Animals

Sometimes I wonder whether it’s too late to make a change. Can we really make a difference for the animals and our planet? Have we gone too far down the road of cruelty and destruction that we can’t turn back? Marcus Aurelius Animal Rights thoughts that can change the world. Marcus Aurelius Animal Rights may […]

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Life Without Regret

A Life Without Regret

I’ve always had this feeling where I imagine myself as an old man, maybe 90 years old, looking back on my life and evaluating what I’ve done. I look back with no regrets, and I know that I did everything I set out to do. Most importantly, when presented with a choice, I want to […]

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Questions Without Answers

Questions Without Answers 

When we sold and gave away everything we owned and started our Epic Animal Quest in January 2017, we didn’t have a clear plan as to what we would do other than volunteer with animal organisations that are helping animals around the world. We have never worked with animals and had no idea what that […]

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Leave The World Better Than We Found It

Why Leave The World Better Than We Found It?

When we sold everything and left the UK to start our Epic Animal Quest in Cambodia, we set out 5 primary goals. Our Quest is not a short term plan; it’s a lifelong mission to make a real difference and Leave The World Better Than We Found It. Here are our 5 goals: We want to […]

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Ethical Vegan Argument

One Simple Ethical Vegan Argument

I wrote the book ‘’ for people like me who are Vegan and get presented with questions and objections about their lifestyle choice. The book is full of almost 100 of the most common objections with short, sharp answers that quickly address them in a non-snarky way. Recently I have been thinking how we can […]

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