My Blogmas 2017 Review – Blogmas Day 25

First of all, Happy Christmas everyone! I can’t believe I made it through Blogmas, posting daily and managing to engage with so many other lovely bloggers! It really has been a great experience. Well done to everyone else who took part, it’s been a brilliant couple of weeks to be part of the blogging community.

I thought in honour of all of the festive content that’s been put out there over the last 25 days, I’d do a review post – of my own Blogmas experience as well as my favourite Blogmas posts from other people.

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Why Okja is a must-see: what we can learn from fiction

Grab a couple of blankets, a plate of snacks and a box of tissues to settle down for a couple of hours in front of Netflix’s epic drama, Okja. This is exactly what I did this afternoon – minus the desperately-needed tissues. This film follows a young girl, Mija, on a journey to rescue her companion animal, the eponymous genetically modified superpig, from becoming part of the meat industry. The action begins in mountainous South Korea, where we get to know these two lead characters before the American company that bred Okja 10 years earlier, the Mirando Corporation, arrives to recapture Mija’s best friend; and so, with the help of animal rights activists, Mija attempts to save Okja from the slaughterhouse.

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