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Vegetarianism: Peace or Propaganda?

T’is the season of goodwill, apparently – though the grimacing countenances of those circling the car parks looking for an available space would have you believe otherwise.  It’s also the season of turkey and as a vegetarian I’ve grown used to comments such as ‘what do you eat then?’ which multiply exponentially at Christmas time.

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“But You Look So Well!”

“But you look so well!  How long? Well I’d never have guessed”.   These comments have been made more times than I can count over the last 21 years.

Doubtless kindly meant, I still feel dismay that my admission should produce such incredulous responses.   Have I undergone some unfortunate illness?  Major surgery perhaps or a life-changing crisis?  No, I’m a vegetarian.

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Vegetarians – know your place (it’s on the outside)

 When will the majority of eating establishments realise that with rising numbers of the population becoming vegetarian – and even omnivores enjoying a flesh- free meal now and again – that the token one vegetarian offering on the menu simply isn’t acceptable. Continue reading