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TBT | Loving Hut: The Cult That Keeps Feeding Me

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For years, I've known about Loving Hut and Supreme Master Ching Hai, but despite my attempts to avoid giving her money, I keep finding myself at her restaurants. Read More »

WAIW | Dog Meat and Vietnam

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Whether or not you live in Vietnam, you've probably heard about the dog meat trade here. After an incident last night, I decided to talk about it. Read More »

TBT | Fat Positivity and Veganism

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I'm not just throwing back to the recent T.O.F.U. Talks live chat on fat positivity because it was great. I'm also posting about it again to add lots of resources. Read More »

Review: Kiss or Cook? by LuLu Lotus

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Amanda is back with another vegan kids' book review, and this one comes with a question. Read More »

T.O.F.U. Talks: Fat Positivity This Sunday

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I've rescheduled December's T.O.F.U. Talk on fat positivity, and I'm happy to say it's happening this Sunday. Read More »

WAIW | A Sudden Loss

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After four years of housesitting and countless cats and dogs coming and going in my life during my travels, this morning I was finally faced with the difficult task of starting the day with one less animal in my care than the day before. Read More »