Tag Archives: Leeds

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 … Continue reading

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Horses in my dreams

Non-human animals are mistreated in countless ways all over the planet and sometimes even off the planet. The suffering is immense. One of the most exploited creatures would have to be the horse. Whipped to run. Saddled and harnessed. Left … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Simply cider

Forget about same-sex marriage. I’m on a one person mission to legalise unions between fat, gay vegans and Samuel Smith cider. As I traverse the length and skinny breadth of this land, I am doing all I can to convince … Continue reading

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I’m out of this world and I’m never comin’ back

Have you got a favourite retail outlet when it comes to vegan groceries? Somewhere that never lets you down and always ensures your basket is well-stocked? Me too. Out Of This World is a small, comprehensive grocery store located in … Continue reading

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In the corner of my bar with your high heels on

A gay-friendly pub with a no music policy and vegan booze? Welcome to The Old Red Lion, friends. **UPDATE BELOW** Tucked away in a dim corner of the Leeds city centre is a pub with charm, grime, unique characters and … Continue reading

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Shoes, shoes and shoes

Look good, feel gorgeous in a shopping mall up north. There is a shady looking shopping mall in Leeds called the Merrion Centre. Strolling through the front door you could be forgiven for thinking you had been transported back a … Continue reading

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My name is FGV and I’m a Shake’a’holic

Every vegan usually has a product, service or item of food they miss. I don’t mean we aren’t committed to our cruelty-free stance, but sometimes you can find yourself daydreaming of more accessible foodstuff. How fantastic would it be to … Continue reading

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Vegan ice cream wars: brief update

A short and sweet entry for sugar junkies. My love affair with Swedish Glace has been mentioned previously and my recent purchase has only strengthened my emotional connection to the non-dairy dessert. These ice cream connoisseurs have done it again … Continue reading

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