In today's global civilization, it’s not only the destiny of nations at stake… The destiny of all of humanity hinges on our capacity to evolve the way we feed ourselves.
As the most momentous year I can recall unravels and we enter new, uncharted territory, trying to spot threads, trends, predictions and patterns might seem almost futile, such was the rate of change and unexpected nature of everything. Here are a few random thoughts on where we might be headed.
I had a pretty good guess at what was going to happen just before the seven day holiday in Lanzarote in the beginning of March.
September 8, 2020.
Written by David Graeber (published in The Big Issue as part of Jarvis Cocker's Big Issue takeover, David Graeber explains his confusion about why we’d destroy the planet if we don’t have to (written before his untimely death on September 2 this year).
I had a pretty good guess at what was going to happen just before the seven day holiday in Lanzarote in the beginning of March .The hospitality industry wasn't exactly firing on all cylinders in 2019 or the economy. The pub restaurant sector is always a good barometer of the real state of the economy, opposed to the bent statistics spewed out by The Office Of Statistics and the Christmas run started late too coinciding with the political uncertainties and the ongoing Brexit farcical mess and now as the Italian Lock down commenced, it would only be a case of days until the Tory Government w
What it was like watching a seaside town in the south east of England about to shut down
My first Campfire writing for ages so let’s get back into the zone!
The Airbnb was in St Leonards on Sea in East Sussex (next to Hastings), situated near the end of a road on a steep hill that met the sea. We arrived late evening. I wasn't in the greatest of sociable moods and was quite offensively grumpy, wishing I was still at home.
Today is the launch of Creating City Portraits - a methodological guide for downscaling the Doughnut to the city and turning it into a tool for transformative action.
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The dog days of summer have hastily commenced once again, the previously crisp air has become infected with thickness of heat and pollen, but also an unexpected pollutant. Undoubtedly this year has proven that our rigid ways of living have become too regulated, almost out of synchronisation with Mother Nature's plan for us as her oyster. July usually brings with it the sounds of celebration and glory, as well as a burst of colour at the midpoint of the year. However, 2020 unwittingly took an unexpected turn and successively took us on an unexpected journey of spontaneity.