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A video introduction to SI MA BO

As some of you may have read before, I have been spending much of my spare time here in Mindelo helping out at the local and only animal shelter on Sao Vicente, and possibly in the whole of Cape Verde. They have been doing amazing work here helping give affordable vet treatment for locals, taking in and treating the stray animal population, rehoming as many as possible (with Silvia, the founder, giving very strict guildlines for the new guardians). They also run a successful spay and neuter clinic, picking up as many animals as possible off the streets to fix, as well as offering and encouraging local people to come and bring their animals in to be spayed or neutered for free. As with everything in this world, this costs money. I put together this video of clips I collected while volunteering at Si Ma Bo to try and reach more people and introduce them to the work being done here. There are amazing projects like this all around the world, all in need of …

Punk, Hardcore, Veganism… An Interview with Claes from Anchor

Here at Grumpy Sailor kitchen, whether at land or sea, the cooking is always done with a soundtrack. We’ve cooked along to anchor everywhere from Antarctica, West Africa and the South Pacific. We caught up with Claes from Anchor talking about the band and using punk and hardcore as driving tool for advocating veganism and change for animals. Please Introduce yourself Claes and tell us a bit about Anchor? Yo, so yes I´m Claes, living in Stockholm, Sweden with my little girl Ebba. I work as a Tour Manager for a couple of different artists and I’m also involved in a Tour vehicle company called New Direction Tour Services. ANCHOR is a hardcore/punk band who started out in Gothenburg soon 8 Years ago. We had been in other similar bands before but never felt that we had taken them as far as we wanted when it came to touring. We also wanted to make an impact on the hardcore scene. Or at least talk about stuff we felt was very relevant when we grow up …