Category Archives: Transport

Whitewater rafting, orange juice and teeth

While reading a ‘history of modern Britain 1783 to 1964’,  as one does from time to time, the overriding impression is one of chaos. You have a totally mixed bag of politicians, who all have hugely biased ways of seeing … Continue reading

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Some sensible ideas from the Daily Mail

The press has got a lot of stick lately for phone hacking, bribing police and army officers, harassing victims of crime and generally behaving like arrogant lords of all, so I thought I would report on some good ideas from … Continue reading

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The one thing wrong with Government is….

In an established democracy of more than 60 million people  you would think after 1000 years we would be able to get the UK Government right, but we don’t. It might be that it is a ‘really difficult job’, but … Continue reading

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Hooked on growth

The film shown by Transition Chichester last night was Hooked on Growth, created by an organisation called Growth Busters. The film is carried through the true story of how Dave Gardner, a film director,  becomes so concerned about growth as the only … Continue reading

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Employment – an attempt at a summary of Tristan’s works

In his blog, The Alternate Economy, Tristan wrote an interesting but rather long piece about employment. When I complained how long it was he invited me to summarise it, so here it is, my attempt, the original is here. Employment, … Continue reading

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Little mistakes, big consequences

I made a little mistake today and am still kicking myself for it, though the consequences are minor. Shopping at the Farmer’s market I bought some leeks. They are quite long so they stuck out of my backpack. I didn’t … Continue reading

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Oops, something went wrong!

The amazing pictures of the Concordia lying helpless on its side probably induced a balance of laughter and horror. The arrest of the captain may be standard procedure but the hint that it was all his fault was implicit in … Continue reading

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