Projects

Since November 2011, I've been running London Vegan Meetup, and various events for the group.

But that's only one of the ways I've been using my spare time to help build the London vegan community, and campaign on vegan issues.

In 2016, both the result of June's EU referendum and the government's plans to scrap the Human Rights Acts jeopardised the right of the UK's vegans to be protect from discrimination - from denial of services (such as vegan food in hospitals, care homes, and prisons) to bulling at school or work…

In November 2011, the founder of London Vegan Meetup returned home to Australia, and asked me to take over the group. Nearly five years old, the group had 750 members. Five years later, I'd grown it eightfold to over 6,000 - even more than The Vegan Society, and apparently the largest vegan…

Despite giving rise to at least five marriages, and hosting the occasional singles event, London Vegan Meetup was never intended as a dating group. (In fact, Meetup.com also now bans certain dating events).

So in December 2015, I established London Vegan Singles - a free social group for…

When I went vegan in '96, I was surprised that Camden, a hub for alternative living, wasn't more vegan friendly.

Of course, that's all changed since. And it can be a challenge to keep on top of all the vegan and vegan-friendly places in the borough now. But I'm trying to do so - via this…