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Go out into the snow now and don’t come back….

December 8, 2011

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Having watched the final in David Attenborough’s Frozen Planet series I feel like wandering into a frozen wilderness, lying down and going into a warm, everlasting sleep.  Attenborough presents a vivid narrative about the diminishing of our polar regions through climate change.  The calving of the Antarctic ice sheets, the speeding of the Greenland glaciers […]

Finding commonality for the public good

November 20, 2011

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The Occupy Movement continues to surprise.  Today in London, the Occupiers carry on evolving their concept of the Bank of Ideas.  The building is to be a place open to all those communities who have lost their community centres and other spaces under austerity measures.  This is a magnificent idea.  Why not?   A vacant […]