HEY FOLKS… did you know that veganism has increased by 350% in the UK? it is one of the fastest-growing movements worldwide as people become more aware, more responsible, more enlightened.
[i want to keep this brief as this post isn’t specifically self-centric…]
i have been vegan for almost a year now and it has not been an easy ride. some days are a struggle. this is particularly so in the area where i live – not TOO many places to eat out without being asked:
“what’s a vegan?”
“ah… you’re from Germany!”
“i can make you a cheese sandwich… or an omelette?”
but… more and more eateries are now catering for those choosing a plant-based lifestyle.
i feel like a burden has been lifted from my shoulders by adopting this lifestyle and following the vegan movement. not just for my health, but for the animals, AND for the planet. i felt it was my duty. a duty of care. and after watching movies such as ‘Vegucated’, ‘Cowspiracy’, ‘Black Fish’, ‘Earthlings’ [to name but a few!] my feelings were consolidated. verified. i just knew i was doing the right thing, by making the sacrifice and switch. i just knew i owed it to myself, my fellow earthlings and the planet.
the time was now.
my lover, who is also vegan, has felt compelled to share HIS journey into veganism, by way of making some videos. this one’s not for the faint-hearted, but being vegan isn’t easy… almost always we have a daily battle with many things… here is his testimony about why he became vegan, and the obstacles and objections he now battles with… he says it’s ‘just another vegan rant’ – but i think it’s so much more than that. 100% honest, with a little humour… features Alfie, our Cat.
one love, folks. we are just doing what we can, chipping away, educating ourselves, educating others… supporting the movement…. just trying to make the world a better place as we, humans, are racing our own extinction.
the time IS now. always will be. it is never too late to make the change.
spread the love. share this around. if you are curious about veganism and how it can benefit you, feel free to contact him – subscribe, leave a like, leave a comment, ask a question, offer advice – every day is a school day.
i have been met with trolls and objection, but i always throw this rock back:
“hey buddy, the argument is not with me… it’s with your own conscience”
** CONTAINS GRAPHIC IMAGES, OFF-BEAT HUMOUR & SWEARING… **
thoughts (c) myself, Kat McDonald 2016
video (c) Monkey Productions 2016 & Robert Davidson 2016