About this blog

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

Eileen Laurie

Through a glass darkly

  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.

Søren Kierkegaard

How do we get there from here?

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

George Monbiot

Bricolage – Keri Smith

August 22nd, 2017 Posted In: Other

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

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

July 10th, 2017 Posted In: Other

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

Latin proverb