Saturday, 26 May 2012

Thursday, 24 May 2012

Quotation: Laetitia Withall (1932)

"We have not come here just to pass through this world, taking on its bad habits and leaving it no better." From a summary of a lecture delivered at the Theosophical Hall, Nottingham - published as 'On Behalf of the Creatures' in The Vegetarian Messenger and Health Review (May 1932)

Friday, 18 May 2012

Sermon by the Rev. Clifford Pickford, B.A. (1954)

Report of an Address in conjunction with the May Meetings of the Vegetarian Society. From The Vegetarian Messenger and Health Review of July/August 1954

Saturday, 12 May 2012

'Vegetarianism at the Christian Endeavour Convention' (C.P. Newcombe, 1900)

A prominent Victorian food reformer describes dealing with a notable challenge to their outlook during a 4-day evangelical youth gathering held at the Alexandra Palace, London. From The Vegetarian dated August 4, 1900

Friday, 4 May 2012

The Rev. William John Monk, M.A. (1820 - 1896)

Text taken from a feature in The Food Reform Magazine (April-June, 1885 edition). The Dodington vicar was also active within the Church of England Temperance Society and the East Kent branch of the R.S.P.C.A.; as well as a Vice-President of both the Anti-Narcotic League and the Vegetarian Society. With thanks to the project for procuring the portrait from Fifty Years of Food Reform by Charles W. Forward (Ideal Publishing Union, 1898)