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Meet Sally Shrigley

Delighted to report that the Vegan Society’s Dr. Sam Calvert has drawn a newly complete picture of Society founder Elsie (Sally) Shrigley. sally_shrigley

She and Donald Watson got the idea of founding the Vegan Society together while on holiday with the (lacto-ovo) Vegetarian Society, when each found that the other didn’t consume lacto or ovo. Watson kept all the fame because he wrote the founding documents of veganism, but he was rendering into lovely, practical prose what was coming from a group of people, prominently Mrs. Shrigley. One of my absolute heroines.

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P.S. The outdoor photo here is Tonbridge, Mrs. Shrigley’s home for many years.