Tag : lent

A period of willpower and lifestyle change: giving up animal products for Lent

7 months ago / 0 comments

This year I am attempting to give up animal products for lent. Considering I have never partaken in Lent up until now, this is not only going to prove challenging, but has also raised several questions for me about my own willpower and the value of giving things up. Lent … Read More

Does giving up things for Lent ever work?

6 years ago / 0 comments

It’s that time of year again, when the majority of us have indulged in pancakes and are now embarking on forty days free from alcohol, chocolate, post-Fruity takeaways, cigarettes and twitter amongst other things. Some even take quite drastic measures to ensure self-restraint. I overheard one girl in The Edge … Read More