Worryingly low number of autistic people are employed

New shocking data shows that only 22 per cent of autistic adults are in any kind of employment, which is the lowest employment rate of any disability category. The figures from the Office for National Statistics show that the disability employment gap is still too wide, with around half of disabled people in work compared to over 80 per cent of non-disabled workers.  According to the … Continue reading Worryingly low number of autistic people are employed

The struggles of being a female artist

“While I may be the first woman in this office, I won’t be the last”, said Kamilla Harris in her acceptance speech as the Vice President of the U.S. Kamala made history on three fronts: she is the first Black, first South Asian American and first woman to hold that post. Kamala is not the only woman shaping the political landscape in 2021. More than … Continue reading The struggles of being a female artist

Meat or vegan? Which diet is better for your health?

Is veganism good for my health? A major study published in the British Medical Journal supports the theory that veganism could prevent some serious health conditions. The research looked into more than 48 000 participants in the course of over 18 years and classified them into three main groups: meat eaters, fish eaters and vegetarians, including vegans.  The study found vegetarians were 22% less likely … Continue reading Meat or vegan? Which diet is better for your health?

RADIO: The vegetables that are not always green

As the COVID pandemic presses on, people have plenty of time on their hands to find their inner chef and experiment in the kitchen. While trying different recipes and diets, you might have discovered veganism is your cup of tea for a variety of reasons. But if you are considering a plant-based diet driven by environmental motives, you might have to consider that some vegetables … Continue reading RADIO: The vegetables that are not always green

Can butchers survive the vegan boom?

Who would like to be a butcher at the moment? They are facing challenges from all quarters.  Global warming is threatening our existence and the meat industry is blamed  for being one of its top contributors, alongside deforestation, and the burning of fossil fuels. Some scientists suggest  “the single biggest way” to save the planet is to go vegan.  Driven by the conscious decision not only to … Continue reading Can butchers survive the vegan boom?