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This blog examines the areas I am interested in – from comics to degrowth to flora and fauna and everything in between. This is where I write about ongoing projects, present drafts of comics and look closer at issues in the world that I find meaningful.
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Paradigm shift is a big, fat pain in the arse
On the relatively rare occasion of reading one of the good books, I was of course reminded of this glorious song by Joni Mitchell … Love Although I speak in tongues Of men and angels I’m just sounding brass And tinkling cymbals without love Love suffers long Love is kind! Enduring all things Love […]
To venture is to risk defeat;
but not to venture is to lose one’s soul.
As we know, paradigm shift ain’t easy. This article has some concrete (and pleasant) suggestions. Just because it is going to be a bumpy ride (and it is) doesn’t mean there will be never any more dancing, as Emma Goldman may or may not have said. The main gist is this. However do read the […]
No-one ever rioted for austerity
Bricolage A little bit of inspiration from Keri Smith and Lucky Treehouse. A bit of my bricolage from my own wanderings.
Not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted
William Bruce Cameron
The Sabbath is still taken very seriously on the isle of Lewis in the Western Isles. There may be Sunday ferry sailings, but not much else. Now I don’t care about not being able to shop one day a week, and I appreciate that if the swimming pool is open, then someone will have […]
When I see one of these Free Church ministers on the street in Lewis, I feel like walking across the road and hitting him in the face.
Iain Crichton Smith
The Uninhabitable Earth “That the sea will become a killer is a given. Barring a radical reduction of emissions, we will see at least four feet of sea-level rise and possibly ten by the end of the century. A third of the world’s major cities are on the coast, not to mention its power plants, […]
When there is no wind, row