Category Archives: vegetarianism

Eating vegetarian and vegan at Pizza Hut in Gib …

I found this great sheet from Gib’s Pizza Hut about food allergens info. It includes whether or not food is suitable for vegetarians, vegans, and details whether food contains gluten, soya, nuts, lupin, sesame, celery, mustard, you name it. I … Continue reading

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Do come to dinner :)

It’s always interesting when men write about becoming vegetarian/vegan, because it is really a soft soppy girly thing to do. Real men eat meat not quiche. At one point I was following a blog by a man who was going … Continue reading

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Right, said Fred, these vegetarians have to go

Roughseas, If I may. There are a growing number of vegetarians among Jewish people, especially in Israel. In Genesis, God originally gave a vegetarian diet, but modified it to allow for changing world conditions. I was vegetarian for many years … Continue reading

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Hunting (shooting and fishing)

The Ark pointed me towards a rather unpleasant blog post that linked hunting, women and vegetarianism. Sneaky, he knew I would have a view. And I did. In fact he pointed all his readers towards it as he devoted a … Continue reading

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Slagging off WordPress – again

Yes. I know. You all wanted to read the ‘Wankers, seriously…’ post. Or at least those of you who spotted it in Reader and didn’t manage to get there fast enough before I took it down. I may tidy it … Continue reading

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When the boat comes in

Thou shalt have a fish and thou shalt have a fin Thou shalt have a codlin when the boat comes in Thou shalt have haddock baked in a pan Well, that (mothball) lasted a long time didn’t it? Without further … Continue reading

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Quorn

Fake meat? Processed food? Junk food? High protein meat-free ready meal? Fresh from the laboratory? All of those, and more. Or as the website says, a wonder food. Well, not quite, in my opinion. What is Quorn? It’s made from … Continue reading

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Compromises?

What do you do when faced with a dilemma involving your principles? Choose one principle above another? Or try and find that compromise in the middle, that isn’t one or the other? Life is made up of compromises of so … Continue reading

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Consumerism (7) – it doesn’t matter to me

The much-heralded post and the final one in the series. Perhaps the most important one too. Oh. Why? Because it is the one where you can make a difference. I was going to insert a terribly clever digression here to … Continue reading

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Consumerism (4) – all I need is a pound a day

THOUGHT OF GIVING IT ALL AWAY TO A REGISTERED CHARITY, ALL I NEED IS A PINT POUND A DAY. (thanks paul for that one – ETA Band On The Run, suddenly realised people may not know that) Apparently that is … Continue reading

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So why are you vegetarian?

It always happens. The one that kills the conversation. There you are chatting away happily about nothing in particular and it suddenly comes up. Maybe you have refused the prawn vol-au-vent (yes I know I’m showing my age with that … Continue reading

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Invading your space

(potential alert if you are easily offended – about – anything really – although why you would be reading here if you were is beyond me) Browsing through the WordPress sections where they publicise latest blogs, I was looking at … Continue reading

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Donna, donna, and Joan Baez? Just another hypocrite?

Ay! When I was a kid at junior school, ie below 11 years of age, we sang this song. I couldn’t sing it without crying. Couldn’t bear the thought of the poor calf being killed. Vegetarian before I knew it … Continue reading

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Meals in (laws)

Before I resume the doom and gloom series of posts, which clearly, I am not too good at posting regularly, here is one inspired by a couple of friends. They wrote about visiting the MIL and being fed. Or not … Continue reading

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Offensive quotes

Spotted on the internet today… “vegetarians? your as bad as them pakis and sambos!” “a neighbour gavw me £15 for chopping some of her bush…i mean apple tree” “You must be one of them gayers. One of them vegetarian gayers…. … Continue reading

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On going out

I am not a big fan of social engagements. It’s ironic because in my younger days I would love to have led an exciting life full of nights out and partying-on. Every night spent in alone felt like I was … Continue reading

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Sandwiches

Whatever next? How can the control of sandwich content and their sales affect someone’s overall diet? Uh? Story here There is more to what anyone eats in their daily life than a sad-looking sandwich bought out of desperation from a … Continue reading

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A vegetarian meal

It was the firm’s Christmas meal today, and ever-mindful of Partner being vegetarian, the director organising it had requested a vegetarian meal for him. He’d had breakfast at the appointed venue recently and said it was pretty good, so he … Continue reading

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The complacency factor

I am doomed not to eat out in the near future. Why, when you find a decent restaurant and go there more than a couple of times, do they get complacent and treat you as though you are a money-loaded … Continue reading

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