A letter to say goodbye

I want to share the following letter with you because it's a brief documentation of friendship, love, memories, and the fragility of life that feeds into many of my posts and says a little about the loss of a friend. Dear Bronte, You came into my life in 2000 when I was only 10 years [...]

To go the Whole Hog or Not: My Vegan Week

This article was first published on Oxfam’s 3things website on 30 May 2013. It was written for Oxfam’s GROW campaign, which creates awareness of the changes needed to fix the broken food system. Eating less meat and dairy is the third of six steps to a better food system. This article is Australian-centric but it translates to our international food [...]

The Allure of Junk Part I: Introduction

Junk. It’s everywhere. It makes its way from factories into supermarkets, onto our TVs and iPad screens and into magazines; it fills our bellies, minds and rubbish bins, and ends in the ocean and overflows our tips. It’s ingrained in our society and the system we know so well. It can rid us (and Earth) [...]