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Time to Talk: Animal Abuse

If you read yesterday’s post, you will have seen that today’s Time to Talk should have been about creating my own fitness regime. Well as life happens, plans change, so I’m sorry to say that I will be moving the fitness post to another day/week due to a video that I saw on my Facebook news feed last night that I felt so strongly about that I absolutely had to share this with you. 400 more words


The Practices of Compassion and Cruelty

“I don’t understand these people trying to help animals when there’s so much human suffering in the world. Shouldn’t they be helping humans instead?”

I was asked this question at dinner the other day. 376 more words

Animal Rights


I find this photograph distressing and if you are following this blog you probably do as well.

However, for this woman it seems like “business as usual”. 22 more words

Animal Rights

"Old-Timers": Straddling Time Periods

We like to think of the past in convenient little time packets: the Victorian Era and the 1920s were completely distinct eras, right? Just look at how fashion changed dramatically during that time! 884 more words

Stop Skinning Animals Alive in China | Petition

Sign the petition and read more at Stop Skinning Animals Alive in China.

Fifty million animals are killed for their fur each year and eighty percent of all pelts come from China. 129 more words


Author David Leonard

Dr. David Leonard is a historian and author of two books rich with information about times past in the Peace.  The Trail to Assumption, a work of fiction… 52 more words


Snake River Fur Post 1804

British fur trader John Sayer, a partner in the North West Company, leads a crew of 15 men up the Snake River. They build a fur post, trade with the Ojibwe over the winter, and leave in the spring with hundreds of furs.* 113 more words