Monthly Archives: May 2011

Fry’s back in Holland & Barrett

After a concentrated email and telephone campaign waged by vegans all over the country, it appears Holland & Barrett have had a change of heart in regards to stocking Fry’s Vegetarian frozen vegan foods. The story is still developing, but … Continue reading

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‘Til I’m fit to burst

What will you travel long distances for? Some people will sit on a train for hours just to take in the wonders of an art gallery at the other end. Individuals will fly half way around the globe to spend … Continue reading

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Boutique in my backyard

How do you judge the appeal of a city? When and how does a location ‘arrive’ as an internationally-recognised destination? Some people will hold a city up against an arts and culture criteria. It becomes relevant when it can be … Continue reading

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If I could melt your heart

Summer is desperately trying to break through the clouds here in the UK. The stuttering arrival of the warmest season brings with it handy excuses to eat copious amounts of frozen treats. Frozen treats rarely get tastier than the daiquiri … Continue reading

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Fry’s in a pickle

As many supermarkets and grocery store chains across the globe expand the choice of vegan products they offer, one leading UK health food retailer is seemingly going in the wrong direction. A recent tweet from a FGV reader alerted me … Continue reading

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Not a difficult choice

Life is full of choices. I chose last year to relocate (once again) to Europe instead of choosing to remain in Australia. I choose not to buy or consume dairy products due of the mistreatment of animals exploited within the … Continue reading

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250 strokes to beat it, I just can’t wait to eat it

Following weeks of planning (mostly me harassing people via Twitter), the London Vegan Potluck took place last night. It was a fabulous success. Held at the Ms. Cupcake store in Brixton, the potluck brought together vegans and non-vegans from all … Continue reading

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