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Oil, Government, and Love

In the following post I talk about the problems with having a society that runs almost entirely on oil. However, I argue that the oil industry is just one example, albeit a very big and important one, of a larger societal problem: that capitalism and materialism have become more important than the wellbeing of all life on Earth. 3,177 more words

Straight Up (from the Derwent River?)

When I find a good thing/place/event, I try to discern a connection with the Derwent River so that I can write a blog post.  A lunchtime restaurant named ‘Straight Up’, where I enjoyed a wonderful vegetarian meal yesterday with a friend, is one such place.  299 more words

Derwent River

Food Soul Festival

Food, music, drinks, and hipsters… The 31st of January, my girlfriend and I visited Food Soul Festival. The name is funny, since it sounds a lot like the Dutch word “voedsel”, which means “food”.  109 more words