Welcome to the second in a series of interviews with authors. Richard J Miller is an Emeritus Professor of Pharmacology at Northwestern University. He is the author of The Rise… Read More


For about a year (1979-1980) I lived in Brighton between the two periods of time when I worked for the British Union for the Abolition of Vivisection in London as… Read More


I’m very lucky that within an hour’s drive from my home in Hastings, East Sussex I can visit five wonderful historic properties lovingly cared for by the National Trust. It’s… Read More


How did we survive before social media? Is there life after Facebook? Social media: It’s a blessing and a curse. Of course, I can recall what life was like before… Read More


“One of the biggest challenges is the dearth of information about Topsy,” writes Mary Holmes and Patricia Denys in “Topsy’s Voice: The Quest of Kim Stallwood” published in Animal Culture, the… Read More


You can now watch online a recording of the public meeting at The British Library, ‘The Fight for Animal Rights: Kim Stallwood in Conversation’, that took place on May 16.… Read More


I last wrote about our vegan organic allotment and how we compost is made two years ago. It’s time for an update. Besides, any time is a good time to… Read More


Today I launch on Patreon my Topsy the Elephant campaign. Topsy was a female Asian elephant. She was put to death at Luna Park, one of America’s first amusement parks,… Read More


The life of Topsy and the film about her electrocution are inseparable. Whether seen or not by those who know anything about her, the film has come to define her… Read More


Bicentenaries don’t come around very often. And when they do, they’re unique opportunities to celebrate the past, acknowledge the present, and reach for the future. A significant animal rights bicentenary… Read More