The Hastings Vegan Dining Club met on August Bank Holiday Sunday afternoon to host our first traditional English Cream Tea! About 18 vegans got together to feast on scones with… Read More

You know Britain is seriously at risk from a slash-and-burn and shock-and-awe ConDem coalition government when even the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds runs a campaign to protest… Read More

Really excellent telly program produced by BBC 4 called “In Their Own Words,” which is, as the Beeb describes it, ‘the story of the British novel in the 20th century… Read More

Anyone read Power: A Radical View by Steven Lukes? I’m quick reading it. One point stood out, which now seems so obvious, but never occurred to me before: Power is… Read More

Guardian columnist George Monbiot writes about how the “built environment makes us.” I know from my experiences that the place where I am greatly affects the mood I become. I… Read More

Life in the Old Town is nothing if not interesting. For example, I chronicled over the last few months the growth of a group of five baby Herring gull chicks… Read More

I am haunted by a dream that I live in a country which is run by a government that was never elected; which is implementing a legislative program that was… Read More

Joanna Blythman writing in The Daily Telegraph. Cloning is predicated on extreme animal suffering. Cloned food brings no additional nutritional benefits for human health, and insufficient research has been done… Read More

I made my first visit to Howletts earlier this week and will only briefly comment on it here. This is because I also want to visit soon Port Lympne. Both… Read More