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Summer is almost upon us here in the UK but you’d be forgiven for thinking it had passed us by without saying hello. There are dark, ominous clouds filling the western sky as I type from under my blanket. I

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I went to the water’s edge

Summer is almost upon the UK. I think if I keep repeating this statement like a mantra, it will eventually come true. When it does, I am heading back to the Town Wharf for a vegan beverage. There are many

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Hold the cheese

Pizza is a treat not often on offer to vegans. Most mainstream, mass-produced pizzas are heaped with dairy cheese and/or contain animal fats within their dough bases. Vegans have for a long time been excluded from this common snack, but

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Something strawberry and vegan for the weekend

The UK is alive with excitement. The sun is out in full force, the temperature is rising and people are wearing a lot less clothing. I arrived in a bustling, blistering Leeds today just in time for a long, long

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Just to make myself more attractive to you

There is such an incredible amount of history and character crammed into London, it is sometimes difficult for a visitor (or a local) to know where to start. Well, I know a place… a place called Bermondsey. Bermondsey is a

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Beer is for winners

Cider has been creeping up my list of loved libations lately, but it is true my heart belongs to beer. I am often searching high and low to feed my desire for new, vegan beer that has yet to pass

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Each ridge and narrow bridge

I apologise in advance for the money you will be forced to spend after reading this review. The plane tickets, the train bookings and the coach fares will be inevitable. Sowerby Bridge is a picturesque village situated approximately halfway between

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Toffee apples delight me

I am enraptured with cider. Apple and pear varieties will often be found glistening in a glass or bottle close to my lips. It is my drink of choice and I often proclaim that nothing is more delectable than cider.

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Cruelty-free curry

Leeds city centre isn’t exactly drowning in vegan food choices, but there is a special eatery that hasĀ  been keeping our lot nutritiously-fed for over 20 years. Hansa’s Gujarati Vegetarian Restaurant is every bit as much an institution as it

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The winds blow all of my dreams away

When I stepped out my front door inappropriately-wearing canvas shoes and landed in a few inches of slushy snow, I should have turned back and climbed into bed. Instead, I forged on into the dark depths of a hideous northern

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