The Retreat 6th Anniversary weekend – BORN FREE two litter of PIGLETS

The Retreat 6th Anniversary weekend – BORN FREE two litter of PIGLETS The sixth anniversary weekend at the retreat was packed with people from all over the globe, activists and animal lovers who had travelled from Toronto from Belfast amongst other places to enjoy events, good company, great food and music and of course to spend time with the animals living at The Retreat. The Retreat is unique,  as a fully vegan animal rescue the volunteers are clear on the value of their work and the whole operation is ethically excellent. with Over 1250 animals currently in their care, the … Continue reading

Philip McCulloch-Downs – Sagra del Seitan 2018 XI Edizione – BIG ART INTERNATIONAL

Philip McCulloch-Downs – Sagra del Seitan 2018 XI Edizione – BIG ART INTERNATIONAL When we are talking BIG art, We are talking art  beamed onto a massive screen creating an immersive multimedia experience, exposing the 6,000+  attendees to the hidden victims of animal agriculture. The BIG art show featured many Philip McCulloch-Downs’ incredibly detailed and moving pieces,  two of the many pieces that were in the show are pictured in the above –  ‘The forgotten’ and ‘Motherhood’. The event was extremely visually engaging centered by the immersive multimedia event called “Made for the Animals 2.0”, with works by many vegan artists as well as … Continue reading

Talks at The Retreat – 6th Anniversary FRACKING FOUR , ANIMAL RIGHTS, RBE

Talks at The Retreat – 6th Anniversary FRACKING FOUR , ANIMAL RIGHTS, RBE The 6th anniversary weekend at the retreat was packed with Open day activities including talks on this weeks headline news regarding the incarceration of the Fracking Four along with related material regarding Animal Rights, references to the late John Harris  and the Resource Based Economy. The talk revolved around Simon Roscoe Blevins public address letter which we had been presenting in the tube earlier that week. We are shocked and saddened at the 16 month jail sentences that the #FrackFreeFour have received. This is wholly disproportionate to their truck … Continue reading

NO MONEY NO HONEY – The “Supersize me” Bee project in every store near YOU

NO MONEY NO HONEY – The “Supersize me” Bee project in every store near YOU “As a child there were wild hives in the forest, they were started mostly with drilled long bore holes in cut off blocks tied nailed to the trees, sometimes a hollowed branches bundle with indents around  half a foot long for the bees to lay larvae on,….. the wild hives the forest..those things, those days are gone…” “After a while you would notice the start of hives around the boxes and bundles, over a year or two they would swell to full active vibrant communities, … Continue reading

CAROL HODGE – Hold on to that Flame – New Release – PUNK BALLAD URBAN SOLO ALBUM

CAROL HODGE – Hold on to that Flame – New Release – PUNK BALLAD URBAN SOLO ALBUM Punk Ballad Urban Vocal crafter and pianist Carol His back on the Manchester music scene with a new punk power ballad album of strong tracks that has taken reflection and time in the making. She is constantly on projects, so whats new ? (Carol Hodge is a well known face on the Manchester music scene, performing solo as singer/pianist Crystal Grenade. She is also backing vocalist and pianist for Steve Ignorant’s Slice of Life, and provided female vocals on CRASS songs for The Last … Continue reading

Animal Rescue Workers talk at The Retreat Animal Sanctuary – Registered CHARITY 1105654

Animal Rescue Workers talk at The Retreat Animal Sanctuary – Registered CHARITY 1105654 Deep in the heart of the Kent Countryside, lies The Retreat Animal Sanctuary. The Retreat is the last chance saloon for saving Animals that have been victims of abuse, neglect, Privation, Malnourishment and all manner of mistreatment in and around the ferociously intensive and without exception, unethical animal agriculture for profit industry. As well as Animal Rescue work, the site is a hub of social engagement, on open days giving people the change to connect and spend time with the rescue animals as well as running a … Continue reading

Philip Downs in Print – Mother Nature’s Fantasy Masterpiece light in a dark place – The Curious Tale of Otto and Trinity Small

Philip Downs in Print – Mother Nature’s Fantasy Masterpiece light in a dark place – The Curious Tale of Otto and Trinity Small Philip Downs, an accomplished artist with 19 books under his belt explores elements of living in harmony with nature, the oppressive and negative effects of organised religion, and of the long-lasting effects of kind hearts and innocence in a dark and troubled world. In a world of ever accelerating consumerism and unchecked forced and unethical brand marketing dark times lie ahead of us, in making the right choices for the planet, for our communities and the land we  … Continue reading

Featured Artist – Philip McCulloch-Downs – Reality 2 Fantasy Art

Featured Artist – Philip McCulloch-Downs – Reality 2 Fantasy Art Philip has been drawing and painting for nearly all his life, beginning with dinosaurs and spaceships at the age of 4, moving on to giant architectural cityscapes whilst at Leicester Polytechnic aged 22 gaining a degree in illustration, and then indulging in a decade of portrait painting, model-making for museums, designing T-shirts, and mixing up multicultural influences in colourful ways. Aged 32 he moved out of the city to the countryside of Somerset and has spent the intervening years learning how to process the experiences of everyday life through his … Continue reading

LONDON LIFE – From Pollution to Solution – ACT NOW – Breathe Vegan Air

LONDON LIFE – From Pollution to Solution – ACT NOW – Breathe Vegan Air From “Chem trails”, to “Vaxed” , “Mogellons”, airborne pesticides and the flu jab right down to Traffic Pollutions bad boy the “Diesel Demon”, our immune systems are under attack, to impact our health, drive shop stock pharmaceutical sales up and enslave us to the healthcare megalomaniacs that own these invisible killers. (Do you get the flu jab? / Are you or your Children Autistic ? / Are you Asthmatic ? Do you get rheumatism or Arthritis ?) (Morgellons  are listed as  a collective Reality Asylum where  … Continue reading

Animal Rights Photography 2018 CALENDAR – ORDER NOW – London Underground REAL NEWS

Animal Rights Photography 2018 CALENDAR – ORDER NOW – London Underground REAL NEWS In a reality asylum of the buy now pay later world of emotionally disconnected automated unrepentant pre-programmed national consumerism; photographs can be one of the most ground breaking and eye opening truth spreakers. As the last of the old breed of Investigative journalists such as John Pilger now start to give way to the rise of the social media phenomenon in recording stark events; most of the western world (67%) now sources its news reporting form non commercial feeds. “Anony-News” gives the public access to real time events, underplayed or simply … Continue reading