Vegan Camp-Out 2019

A year after becoming Vegan my partner and I decided we would go to the Vegan Camp-Out at Newark Showground, a two day (and only one full day on the Saturday) festival event that promised great talks, like minds, all-Vegan food, activism, music and stalls. Arrival We’d had a very difficult week prior to Camp-Out […]

No one is too Small to Make a Difference – Greta Thunberg (2019)

“I want you to act as if our house is on fire. Because it is.” – Greta from her speech “Our House is On Fire” at the World Economic Forum, Davos, 25th January 2019 Greta Thunberg – a student climate activist – wouldn’t want me to be impressed by her or what she says and […]

Hen Collection Day

We got our first hens on 23/09/2018 from The British Hen Welfare Trust, who last year won JustGiving Charity of the year (I like to think my vote helped). If you’re interested in keeping ex-battery hens, they’re a brilliant charity and everyone I’ve spoken to there seems lovely and incredibly enthusiastic about what they do. […]

Salutations from the Henpunk

Henpunk is a website all about hens – namely ex-battery hens, and my experience of keeping them. It will not just be about hens, however. I plan to write about wildlife, sustainability, being green and green-fingered, veggie/vegan diets and existentialism. I don’t claim to be an authority on any of these things, although I’m learning […]