SIMON AMSTELL — CARNAGE: SWALLOWING THE PAST

Most of my adult life I’ve battled with the ideals of cutting meat from my diet completely. I’ve gone for days, weeks, month after month consuming only vegetarian or vegan foods but I sit here today as a meat-eater or a ‘carnist’ if you will because (a) willpower isn’t something I seem to possess (b) everybody seems to want to…

WORSLEY PARK MARRIOTT // THE ULTIMATE BUFFET BREAKFAST

Like most guys, the way to my boyfriend’s heart is through his belly. If you say the words ‘all you can eat’ or ‘buffet’ his eyes light up like disco balls and breakfast, well it’s his favourite meal of the day. We don’t cook full English breakfasts at home really. I always think by the time you’ve bought all of…

WIN A MEAL FOR TWO AT HANDMADE BURGER COMPANY (WORTH £50)

One of the things I was concerned about when I participated in Veganuary last year (and tried a vegan lifestyle for the first time) was whether I’d be able to dine out without sticking to a glass of spring water and a side salad. Luckily, I was invited to try out the vegan choices at Handmade Burger Company last January/February and,…

WIN A PAIR OF WEEKEND PASSES TO VEGAN LIFE LIVE

Have you ever thought about becoming vegan? Perhaps you’re just curious about the lifestyle and what it entails, whether the transition is easy or even what vegans eat on a daily basis? Maybe you’re already a vegan and you’re doing well with it or could do with some inspiration to keep going instead? Whatever stage you’re at on your vegan…

I’M BACK FOR VEGANUARY 2017

You might remember that I started my journey to a more conscious lifestyle around this time last year with my first attempt at Veganuary – an initiative that encourages people to try vegan for a month – proving successful and an overhaul of my make-up, bathing and cleaning products making permanent switches to cruelty-free brands and shops. VEGANUARY 2016 &…

CHRISTMAS FOOD SHOPPING

• This is a collaborative post • Do you ever think about the fact that there’s such a big build-up to an occasion that really only lasts for one day? Months of searching for the perfect Christmas presents, writing festive cards, picking the perfect jumper/outfit for the ‘big day’ and doing at least one humongous food shop even though the shops…