Confessions of a Carrot Cruncher

One of a sect of vegetarians…

‘Vegan (n): one of a sect of vegetarians using no animal produce at all.’ That’s how Chambers Dictionary describes me…

To the Bush with Carnivores

THE PLACE: Central Kalahari Game Reserve, Botswana THE PLAN: To find out which, if any, Bushman/San communities have taken the…

A very expensive jol

All that effort, all that angst, ruined in just ten days’ of hedonistic revelry. And I’d been doing so well,…

An Allegience to Tofu

I am a vegetarian. I am also an atheist and a feminist. But of the three philosophies which largely inform…

Punto, Mr Loots!

An invitation to send “letters with balls” closes each of these columns, as you may have noticed. So why am…

Carrot crunching yoga!

Eight weeks into my vegan way of life and I find myself addicted to a new form of exercise –…