Sunday, 26 June 2011

Plymouth to launch pioneering food project

Yes I am from Devon, no I am not from Plymouth, yes I am pleased to hear that Plymouth with the Soil Association are piloting a project championing local, organic food with a view to rolling it out across the UK. 'ere bai!


I love a good board game, especially one that gives you delusions of grandeur due to the authoritarian way in which you can demand pieces from other players, out-wit and out-skill them to the point of tears and amass wealth beyond belief, resulting in complete domination of board territory (/the world). This one, entitled ‘Perspectivity’, was particularly enthralling as it also combined my interest in the geopolitical aspects of sustainable development. Read my full write-up here.

Tuesday, 14 June 2011

Mining The Earth

Here is my account of an eye opening event on the perils of mining- not as simple as getting stuff out the ground and making things!