Books Sustainability

Book Review: BOSH! How to Live Vegan

Disclaimer: This book was sent to me by the publisher in exchange for a review. In no way does this affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review.

BOSH! How to Live Vegan

by Henry Firth & Ian Theasby

Genre: non-fiction (veganism, sustainability)
Publication date: October 15th, 2019
Publisher: William Morrow
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

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Synopsis

Do you want to go vegan but have no idea where to start? BOSH!, the pioneers of simple, delicious plant-based cooking and the guys behind the biggest vegan video channel on the web, are here to help!

BOSH!: How to Live Vegan covers all aspects of vegan living from plant-based food and wine to vegan toiletries, travel, and clothes. Henry and Ian address the benefits of veganism on our health and the planet and answer a variety of questions on living life without animal products. Should you be eating avocados? Is it okay to wear an old leather belt? What do you tell your friends when they offer you a glass of non-vegan wine?

Pioneering a new way of thinking, BOSH! is helping to make a sustainable and ethical lifestyle accessible to everyone. Whether you’re a committed vegan, looking to improve your lifestyle, or starting out for the first time, this book has all the know-how and inspiration you need to pursue and enjoy a plant-based life.

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Lifestyle

My Favorite Podcasts

Podcasts seem to be all the rage these days. It took me a long time to properly get into them because I never really found one that stuck with me, until I discovered my #1 favorite podcast Potterless! Now that I’ve listened to a whole bunch more, I feel like I have a good selection to recommend to you.

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2020 Goals & Resolutions

Happy 2020! A new decade, haven’t showered since last year, blah blah, you’ve heard it all before.

2019 was a year that was fairly clear to me: I knew I was going to move out and focus mostly on training my service dog. 2020, however, is a blank slate. I have very little actually planned and I have no clue what this year is going to bring. It’s exciting but also a little daunting!

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Mini Book Reviews: Q2 of 2019

In the second quarter of 2019 I had very little time to read because I moved out! I got my keys in May and moved sometime mid-June, so I mostly spent my time in homeware stores and painting my new place. I did manage to finish 4 books, though, which is actually impressive considering how much I had going on.

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Autism Books

🇳🇱 Recensie: Maar je ziet er helemaal niet autistisch uit

Maar je ziet er helemaal niet autistisch uit

Bianca Toeps

Genre: non-fictie (autisme), biografie
Verschijningsdatum: 2 april 2019
Uitgeverij: Blossom Books
Pagina’s: 224
Format: bibliotheekboek

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Samenvatting

Autisme: dat is toch dat je supersnel kunt uitrekenen dat 7 augustus 1984 op een dinsdag viel? Nou… nee. Bianca Toeps legt je in dit boek haarfijn uit wat het wél betekent als je autisme hebt.

Dat doet ze bijvoorbeeld door te kijken wat de wetenschap zegt over autisme (en waarom sommige theorieën de prullenbak in kunnen), maar ook door haar eigen verhaal te vertellen, en andere mensen met autisme te interviewen. Bianca beschrijft op een frisse en luchtige manier de verschillende situaties waar je als autist tegenaan loopt in het dagelijks leven. Daarnaast geeft ze niet-autistische mensen tips: wat je doet als iemand je liever niet aankijkt, waarom je soms beter kunt mailen en vooral waarom het helemaal geen compliment is als je zegt “maar je ziet er helemaal niet autistisch uit!’

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