New climate change and vegan books from Big Questions Brighter Tomorrow

Big Questions Brighter Tomorrow have just released 'Livi and the Story of Climate Change', the follow up to 'Livi and the Story of the Sausage Roll'. Watch a video reading of each book here. One of the authors, Erika, is also working on a campaign for vegan school meals in the UK. Get in touch with her to find out more.

King Leonard’s Teddy is short listed for the Little Rebels Award 2020

Phoebe Swan introduces her eco kid's book 'King Leonard's Teddy', which is currently shortlisted for the Little Rebels Award. The award recognises radical and inclusive children's literature. The book visualises themes of 'over-consumption and waste.. all bundled up in a hugely- relatable narrative of losing a favourite toy'.

Tina Newman reads and introduces Vivi the Supervegan

'Vivi the Supervegan' is a children's book with a vegan message, designed to encourage children to take a stand and empower them to be compassionate and kind...to all kinds.  Author Tina Newman describes her vegan journey here. You can find lockdown activities on the website, and information about the next book in the series.
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Vegan eco craft ideas with Faye Smith from Nature Makers

Faye Smith runs Nature Makers, a crafty outdoor learning group which only uses vegan and eco friendly craft materials.  Nature Makers share craft ideas and colouring sheets online, and produce educational materials.  Here Faye shares some forest school art ideas, and the story of how she set the classes up. 

Vegan Family Holidays

How do you bring a baby on holiday as a vegan? This is what I have been daydreaming about, especially since the UK lockdown is partially lifted today. I’ve compiled my research into three, mostly UK based maps, which you can find on my website, Vegan Family Guide. They show family friendly vegan and vegetarian accommodation and cafes, and some things to do.

Fitzroy: The Vegan Heartland of Melbourne

Melbourne is one of Australia’s most vegan-friendly cities, thanks to the inner-city suburb of Fitzroy. Fitzroy is a brooding and bustling vegan hub filled with restaurants, cafes, bars and live music venues. You can experience Melbourne’s vegan food culture by visiting Fitzroy while satisfying your vegan hunger.

The indie music industry is on a mission to turn vinyl more eco-friendly

The music industry is taking steps to offset their carbon footprint.  That does not always mean a change in their business format. Nonetheless, with all this in mind, I still believe we need to support all those who are looking for alternatives to our current business models.  So, as a vinyl music lover, I support these endeavours.

Join Us! World Animal Hero Kids Month #animalherokidtober

October is World Animal Hero Kids Month! Animal Hero Kids is an all-volunteer kindness education charity empowering youth to compassionate action via free school presentations highlighting stories of animal rescue and advocacy and action for other animals.

Meet Mawena – Vegan skincare from France

From France, we’d like to introduce you to Mawena, a vegan & organic skincare brand that is catching the eye of the community.  Here is our interview with Helena Mendes, Mawena’s representative. Welcome to OhSo.  Tell us a little something about your brand. Mawena is a vegan, cruelty-free, organic skincare line created through the prisms […]

I Live in a Hut- a book, audio book, and song by Yorit Rozin

A day in the life of a child living in the Sadhana Forest vegan community, a part of Auroville ecovillage, India.