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Serfing the net

At the risk of being branded a Luddite, I find it astonishing that many people can have a grasp of IT gadgets but absolutely no practical, political, geographical, scientific or historical knowledge of the real world – or any ability to think beyond how to achieve short term personal gain. 646 more words

Eco-wittering is the new rock and roll (or “Toxic sludge is good for you”)

I see there is a biodiversity column in today’s local paper. The first article is devoted to beekeeping.

Oh joy. More eco-wittering: different excuse. Why do they bother? 563 more words

Did you miss me?

Right after my last upbeat entry on Jan 2nd, this year became an Annus Horribilis in which there has been no respite. Way too personal to go into here, but at work, at home and elsewhere horrible stuff came out of nowhere that had to be dealt with. 703 more words