Viva La Vegan!

A few Tuesdays ago, I was once again a guest on Harry Bolman's The Vegan Hour (episode 11) - a FaceBook live stream interview every Tuesday night

Harry LC 3rd interview

On the show I talk about a heap of stuff including the following about me:

  • My 20 years vegan
  • Over a decade’s worth of content on
  • The history of VLV, from recipe calendars, to the website, and the archival space it is now
  • Books I’ve released
  • My music
  • The early years of me being vegan, and how things have changed including the commercialisation of veganism
  • Having the seed planted to put on a vegan festival in Brisbane, Australia
  • My not-for-profit environmental awareness Green Earth Group, and grassroots, community building
  • Puttting on successful all-vegan environmental festivals in 2010 and 2011
  • My travels to SE Asia, and how I got to speak for 3 months in Indonesia
  • My skill sets and attracting others to help get things done
  • The two favourite days of my life
  • Tips on Social Media including Creating Content, Scheduling, Publishing, and Interacting
  • Leading By Example & Being Consistent
  • Credibility and Reliability
  • Building Your Brand
  • Vegan Athletes Book launch
  • Swimming laps in the ocean and Palm Beach

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Links I mentioned on the show including slides, videos, and flyers:

As the newly appointed President of the Vegetarian Vegan Society of Queensland, I also talked about some VVSQ-specific things, including:

  • Why I decided to become President and take over from Maureen
  • The potential I believe the society has
  • My aims and directions for the group
  • Working together to accomplish goals, and trusting others
  • New committee members
  • The quarterly members magazine, Vital and the content within the latest magazine, including articles, achievements and goals, upcoming events, lending library, books for sale, and VVSQ Ambassador Luke Henery from local band Violent Soho.
  • My involvement with BrisVegan Fest last year, and making the festival sustainable for the future
  • Old and new BVF team, new venue, and volunteers needed for this year

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Here’s some other vegan businesses or groups I mentioned:

Harry and me had dinner at Easy House Vegetarian before the show, so here's some photos:

Harry Bolman Leigh Chantelle

Leigh chantelle at Easy House veg

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