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March 2, 2016 - Written by:

How Looking After a Puppy for Two Weeks Has Taught Me That I’m Not Yet Ready for Motherhood


Sometimes, just sometimes, you think you might be ready for something. And sometimes, when my friends are having babies and getting pets and doing all of that grown up stuff, I think I might be just about ready for that next step in life too. We’ve been talking about getting a puppy for some time. A lovely little bundle of... Read the rest of this post...


October 14, 2015 - Written by:

‘Why Are You Vegan?’


‘Why are you vegan?’ Over the past two years, I’ve had plenty of practice at answering this question. It is commonly preceded by me explaining what a vegan is – someone who does not eat dairy, meat, eggs or honey; who does not wear leather, wool or silk; who avoids exploitation of animals as far as possible. The short version,... Read the rest of this post...


November 26, 2014 - Written by:

What Pets Can Teach Us…

What Pets Can Teach Us

So the other day I woke up hungover to shit and barely remembering my walk home. I called my friend to reminisce about last night’s frolicking and he kindly informed me of a dramatic monologue I’d indulged in. ‘You told me all about your dead cat.’ He said, ‘You even cried at one point!’ ‘Oh dear Lord.’ Thought I, as the... Read the rest of this post...


February 27, 2014 - Written by:

The Reformation of the Pussy Cat


The world has suddenly gone mad for moggies, with cats appearing in many big marketing initiatives in the past few months, leading me to question: Does this mean the crazy cat lady has suddenly been reformed? [Image via] Now, I have never been shy of putting pictures of my lovely little pussycat across social media sites and although my mobile... Read the rest of this post...


February 17, 2014 - Written by:

Valentine’s Day is Not an Excuse to Behave Like a Cat in Heat


This Valentines Day, I had planned an evening at home with the people that I love, but my evening soon went tits-up when we realised we couldn’t find the cat. We searched the house top to bottom, she wasn’t there. She had literally disappeared. We began searching the local streets for our little stray. Although we tried to keep calm... Read the rest of this post...


January 16, 2014 - Written by:

It’s a New Year… Let’s Squeeze in Some Good Deeds!

Help others

It’s the start of the new year and, like many of you, I’ve been thinking about all the stuff I want to do in the year ahead. As New Year’s resolutions go, helping others and doing good deeds seem to be high on several people’s lists, myself included. For me ‘helping others’ also includes helping animals. If you haven’t already... Read the rest of this post...


March 20, 2013 - Written by:

Effie and Bear: A Short Film

Hey Peeps! For those of you who know me, you will have probably heard about my dog Bear. For those of you who haven’t had the pleasure of meeting the fella – he’s big, drools a lot, is crazy boisterous and a MASSIVE pain in the arse. This is a short film I have put together about him. Hope you... Read the rest of this post...