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    Re: Great Non-Vegan Eateries In UK

    You see, this is when I get peed off when people who eat honey call themselves vegan. I mean, if you choose to eat bee spit, that's your call but DON'T call yourself a vegan because it muddies the...
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    Re: Urban dwellers "should keep bees"

    I get some bees buzzing around my plant pots. I've thought about encouraging them with one of these. A bit cheaper than a beehaus!

    http://the-plant-directory.co.uk/happy-bee-box-p-1774.html
    ...
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    Re: How do you save water?

    I found the same thing when I had long hair.
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    Re: Urban dwellers "should keep bees"

    "English bumblebees and other species of bee" did get a passing mention on R4, but I guess that they aren't as "sexy" as honeybees? :dizzy:
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    Urban dwellers "should keep bees"

    I heard this on the BBC this morning.

    http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/uk/8184655.stm

    It starts out with what we already know about bees being essential for pollination and the decline in their...
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    Re: How do you save water?

    Not really, it gets diluted with the rest of the water. ;)
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    Re: How do you save water?

    I drain my pasta so that the water goes into the washing up bowl. Is that gross?
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    Re: Name for website

    :thumbsup: That site's looking good!
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    Re: Changes in skin after going veg?

    Guess what? I've just gone and bought a daily cleansing cloth and a pore clearing cloth from there!

    There is a 15% discount if you enter "vegan" in the vegan coupon code box :D
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    Re: Absurdity of "animal rights"

    Interesting point. I think the mass media tend to latch onto the extreme version of anything out of the mainstream and paint that as the full picture. I also think that feminism has become a dirty...
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    Re: I need a part-time vegan job!

    Hi Becca,

    They sound like a really good starting place for vegan type jobs :D Whether it's paid or unpaid, part time work will really give a boost to your CV and your UCAS personal statement if...
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    Re: How do you save water?

    I get in the shower straight away rather than letting it run to warm up (the icy blast is a great wake up call and the hot water feels all the more delicious when it comes through). :D

    My toilet...
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    Re: Absurdity of "animal rights"

    I have to say that I do have a problem with the term "animal rights". I feel that it has become hijacked by a vociferous minority who use it to justify criminal damage and violent acts. This damages...
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    Re: Changes in skin after going veg?

    ^ I might give it a go. Only thing is it reminds me a bit of the micro cleaning cloths I have for cleaning my house! :satisfied:
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    Re: Changes in skin after going veg?

    Before I went vegan I would get horrendous breakouts of teenage-style acne on my face... and now I still do (and I'm 30) :D
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    My employer (obsessed with reducing sickness absence) has issued an edict saying if you think you might have SF or your kids are off sick with it to take time off. Clearly the thinking here is that...
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    That's one of the reasons to take all the "X.. thousand of people have been diagnosed with swine flu" with a pinch of salt.

    "Diagnosis" can mean calling the NHS pandemic flu line, describing your...
  18. Re: Yeast extract: Marmite, Vegemite, Natex, Meridian etc - love it or hate it

    ^ Oh, yes that was my reason for not buying it. The ingredients listed above are for Natex, but imagine that Marmite are very similar.
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    I used to buy Marmite the whole time. I'm trying out Natex at the moment as an alternative to funding Unilever.

    "Ingredients: reduced salt yeast extract, vegetable extract, niacin, riboflavin,...
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    Re: I Desperately Need A Good Vegan Mayonnaise Recipe, Please Help!

    I was on Veggie Vision the other day and found a good clip about how to make a good vegan mayo.
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    Re: Can you pass the UK citizenship test?

    You have failed the practice citizenship test.

    Questions answered correctly: 16 out of 24 (67%)

    Time taken: 03 minutes

    So, where will I get deported to, I wonder? :D
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    Re: Anyone know of a good Vegan Cake recipe?

    I've got a recipe for a choccy cake on my blog. It has a picture and everything and has been tested on omnivores! :)
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    Poll: Re: Going vegan - was it easy for you?

    Yeah I agree L&LL, I always think that about polls. Either I can't decide between 2 answers or there isn't one that fits me ;)

    Back on topic... I found going from veggie to vegan easy in every way...
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    I've never tried tempeh!
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    Re: Scary shopping carts....

    Actually I can believe that it is cheaper, given the efforts supermarkets go to to part you from your hard-earned cash.

    Ever tried going into a supermarket for one item and coming out with one...
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    Re: Scary shopping carts....

    Sometimes, I have a nosy at what other peeps are buying, usually the person in front of me at the checkout.

    It can be like something from a horror movie sometimes... I want to look away, but...
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    Re: Bull gores man to death in Spain

    ^ Gogs67 your enjoyment of Mahk baiting is bordering on the inhumane. I question your commitment as a vegan! :p
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    Re: Bull gores man to death in Spain

    Boxing does nothing for me personally, but as someone succinctly put it earlier on in the thread, human animals can consent to taking part in these sports, animals can't.
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    Re: Going barefoot

    I once walked around the city of Warsaw barefoot. I was 17 at the time. I wouldn't do it now.

    By the way it was summer in case you are thinking of winter temperatures in Warsaw.

    Fab city,...
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    Re: Bull gores man to death in Spain

    I think if we are going to go there, then every culture/nationality/religion will have some group or other who partake in some kind of cruel sport or entertainment. With perhaps the exception of the...
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    Re: Name for website

    ShariBlackVelvet ~ SaveAScream.com - I like that. I've added you on Twitter too :)
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    Re: Bull gores man to death in Spain

    But as we all know, Spaniards do not have the monopoly on mistreating animals in the name of entertainment. :satisfied:
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    Re: Anyone else have this problem?

    That must have been horrendous, Sproutpout ~ disgusting and embarrassing at the same time. Why do people want to buy stuff like that? :eek:
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    Re: Anyone else have this problem?

    One thing I don't enjoy about summer is the smell of barbecues. It really makes my flesh crawl (pun intended).
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    Lincolnshire Vegans

    I'm posting this on behalf of the newly formed Vegan Lincs group who will be having a launch event at the Healthy Hub at Beaumont Fee in Lincoln this coming Saturday 11th July 12-2pm.

    *Free Vegan...
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    Re: smoking

    I gave up smoking because of the environmental impact, as in the clearing of rainforests to grow tobacco. The destruction of habitat can't be a good thing for animals. Also, one day I was sitting...
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    Re: Tesco get it very wrong on veggie nutrition

    Tesco make a LOT of money from selling animal based-products. It is in their interests to continue doing this. I am therefore disinclined to listen to anything they have to say about nutrition....
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    Re: Vegan Foods I Avoid for Health

    I try not to eat too much fried food and sweets. That's about it really.
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    Re: Does anyone NOT suffer from Hayfever?

    I used to suffer quite badly as a teenager. But I seem to have grown out of it in recent years. I lived in a rural area then and still do.
  40. Re: Has anyone else seen this frustrating article?

    Utter b*llocks.

    Unsurprisingly the "journalist" is a an ex-veggie justifying her choice to go back to the dark side.:mad:

    Oh, taxi!
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