The other day someone described my vegan diet as ‘extreme’. It was in an otherwise friendly conversation and only in passing. To be honest, I let it go. Partly because it was peripheral to our main conversation, partly because it… Continue Reading
Back in 2011, a London company launched the world’s first breast milk ice cream. The response was predictable. Everyone frothed at the mouth about how disgusting it was…and then went back to sipping their lattes. It’s a funny old thing… Continue Reading
Too many people think a vegan diet is all about deprivation. ‘Oooh, but you’ve got to eat something nice sometimes!’ a family member once said to me, under the popular misconception that my daily diet consists of a handful… Continue Reading
‘How do you know if someone’s vegan?’ ‘Don’t worry, they’ll tell you!’ I saw this joke on a birthday card recently. I laughed so much I nearly split my hemp trousers. Because vegans, of course, are a bunch of preachy, self-righteous killjoys who love nothing more than… Continue Reading
Two years ago I decided only to eat plants. Yes, that’s right, I became one of those pesky vegans. Contrary to popular opinion, I didn’t do it because I wanted to make people feel guilty about ordering a cappuccino or to drive my… Continue Reading
If you’re vegan and/or worried about the environment, choosing the right sun protection can be tricky. Not only are there numerous animal-based ingredients in many sun creams, but a scary number actively damage marine life and corals. Here That Dot… Continue Reading
That Dot is over-the-moon to have worked with deliciously healthy vegan ice cream brand Frill to produce some press materials for an event, as well as advising on media relations and compiling an extensive press list. Completely free from sugar, dairy,… Continue Reading
Here’s a blog post That Dot founder Melissa McClements has written for the Vegan Society, on the rising trend for meat-free ‘meats’.