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The ladies next door have been giving birth in the field.
Their babies are like any other babies - they sleep, they feed, they follow their mums everywhere, they run around, then fall asleep again. 
These little beauties are completely unaware of their fate...



But we know...

And this is one thing which makes living here difficult.

How can people eat other beings without feeling terrible? 
  
It just doesn't make sense.


Both the posters are from the Cornwall Vegans website.


If you are in Cornwall or will be on Saturday 22nd April - do support this event!

Perhaps you have been considering veganism - this Vegan Starter Kit will help you to get started and if you have any questions, need help or ideas for recipes - just ask, we are always happy to talk to folks who want to change their diet for the better.

And in case you haven't seen this on iplayer - Here is Simon Amstell's Carnage.

Please, please think seriously about the food you eat. 
Do you want to support murder or compassion? And no, there is no such thing as humane slaughter...
 To have one's throat involuntarily slit may be many things, but few on the receiving end of such an act would be likely to call it merciful, or compassionate. Hence, humane slaughter is an oxymoron.

We believe that living with compassion is a much more beautiful way to be!!!

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Sending you all much love,

Kay and Sime xx