Fine, eat animals if you must but don’t support factory farming

Some time at the end of 2018, I ate my last piece of bacon. Never again in my life would a piece of delicious fried flesh pass between my lips…and do I have any regrets? Only that I didn’t do it sooner. Vegetarianism came to me quite late (I was 28 when I finally made…

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I just wanted to say some nice things about guinea pigs

Guinea pigs are very sweet, very funny little animals that make excellent pets for twenty-seven-year-old quite anti-social women.  I know, it’s weird. I’m weird. At least I don’t dress them up. It was Panda who stole my heart while I was lunch-breaking in the pet shop back in 2015. He was so tiny, with these…

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How to measure the world in blue whales

No one likes imperial measurements, some of us don’t even like metric. Word has it the new unit on the block is the blue whale. As you’ll know if you’ve read my two previous posts, I was made redundant this week so I’ve got a little extra time on my hands. This is why I’ve…

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