Tags: sweden

Reindeer cruelty petition leads to better animal protection laws

This morning, I got some really fantastic news in my email. If you’ve been here from the beginning, then you saw my Not the way I pictured reindeer at Christmas time post where I presented petitions that could be signed and I explained that ‘reindeer in Sweden and Finland are taken from the wild and […]






A closer look at the One Tonne Life

I first wrote about the One Tonne Life project on January 20th and at that time I couldn’t find very much information about it. Since then the One Tonne Life website has added so much information; you can find out whatever you want about the family, the project, the idea, etc. They even have short […]






Swedish family to attempt a One Tonne Life

This morning while watching BBC news, a short clip was shown of a Swedish family who was moving into an eco-home for a six month long experiment. The daughter had entered her family into a contest and won. The Lindell family will live in this home supplied with an electric car and try to eliminate […]






Oh snap!

I got these delicious cookies for Christmas and they are fantastic! Not only do they taste great, but they’re vegan too! In case you didn’t know, I’m vegan. I’ve been vegan for just over a year now. But I’ll get into that another time. Right now it’s all about these cookies! They are ginger snap […]






Not the way I pictured reindeer at Christmas time

[UPDATE: Reindeer cruelty petition leads to better animal protection laws!] I found out about the World Society for the Protection of Animals (WSPA)‘s investigation of the cruelty involving reindeer on Tonic. Reindeer in Sweden and Finland are taken from the wild and slaughtered in an extremely stressful environment. The video of the investigation shows people dragging […]