This week I am excited to be interviewing Chrissy Holmes, who is an environmental activist and artist from my hometown of Bristol. As well as setting up her own small business on Etsy, she is also raising activists of her own, and working at Bristol’s first ever zero waste store, Zero Green. I’ve admired Chrissy’sContinue reading “Inspiring Activists: Chrissy Holmes”
In this article, four activists (including myself) look at the topic of burnout — what causes it, how to avoid it and how to handle it in day to day life. A lot of us experience burnout, but what actually is it? According to Psychology Today, “Burnout is a state of emotional, mental, and oftenContinue reading “4 Activists On How To Handle Burnout”
Book Review of Alix E. Harrow’s The Once and Future Witches by Kaja Brown. The will, the words, and the ways – these are the only things you need for witchcraft according to The Once and Future Witches, and it’s no mistake that this is all you need to be an activist too. The OnceContinue reading “Why You Should Read This Book!”
Martyn Henry Brown was a man of many talents and passions, a lot of which he passed down and shared with his family. Today, April 6th 2021, would have been his 82nd birthday. I was so lucky to have Martyn Brown as my Grandad and I’d like to share with you some of the greatContinue reading “Martyn Brown: Poet, Anarchist, Collector”
Even though Veganuary is up, for a lot of people being plant-based is a long term investment. In this article I wanted to talk a bit about my own journey to vegetarianism and the current changes I’m making towards veganism. I’ll be answering a few common questions about the subject, so if you’re interested inContinue reading “Why am I a vegetarian & trying to go vegan?”
This post is a special one as it’s about someone who has inspired me for my entire life. She’s one of the strongest women I know, and where I get a big part of my activist spirit. This inspiring activist is Judith Brown — my Nan. Judith Brown is the Ambassador for Bristol’s Older People’sContinue reading “Inspiring Activists: Judith Brown”
Education is a powerful tool for activism. When we educate ourselves on matters like the climate crisis, racial injustice, ableism, or other oppressive systems in society, we can make informed decisions on how to act and make the world a better place. You can educate yourself in many ways, from watching documentaries to going toContinue reading “Three Activist Books To Kickstart 2021”
This week I’m very excited to be interviewing the incredible Grace Kress who is an artist using their creativity to campaign for revolution and social change. Grace runs SHELBY X Studios and has worked with groups such as Justice for Grenfell, Women Against Rape, the Free Mumia Abu-Jamal Defence Campaign UK, and Sisters Uncut, asContinue reading “Inspiring Activists: Grace Kress”
Today is the first of December. It’s cold enough that I’ve pulled on my tomato-red Yule Cat jumper over my pyjamas, and this morning we opened our Russian Dwarf Hamster’s advent calendar for him (I think we were more excited about this than he was). This can only mean one thing… Christmas is coming. RecentlyContinue reading “25 Eco-Friendly Tips For A Sustainable Christmas”
Did you know that one of the best individual changes you can make to be more eco-friendly is to eat plant-based? When talking about food-caused emissions — the carbon footprint of a vegetarian is about half that of a meat-eater and vegans have the lowest carbon foot print of all. I’m a vegetarian who isContinue reading “Guest Post: Ellie – My Journey to Veganism”
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