Tag Archives: climate change

Climate Of Opinions #womanatwar #filmreview

There’s a point in the film, Woman At War where the heroine, a formidable Icelandic environmental warrior, Halla, is bombarded by the adverse public opinions that her economic terrorism generates. It’s visceral and hurtful and managed by government spin but … Continue reading

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Out Of Place

I had two experiences this week that, in their contrasting ways, made me feel both good and awkward and almost certainly said more about me than anything else. Last Friday, I took part in a demonstration outside Parliament. It was … Continue reading

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The Glory Of The Garden: Wither Goes It? #poem #rudyardkipling

From time to time I like to ruin one of the Nation’s favourite poems, as voted some years ago in a BBC poll. This time I have been musing on the hottest ever February, in doing so, have taken an … Continue reading

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I hope I’m wrong…

Climate change is a topic that will intersect the headlines for many years, well after Islamic terrorists and refugee crises, crumbling Euros and size zero models have joined Colonialism and races up  unclimbed mountains as paragraphs in  history texts. This … Continue reading

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A sticky end

While I potter around my book and to celebrate my 1000th like (or so the nice nerdy little algorithms at WordPress tell me), here are a couple of sonnets I wrote a while back on the subject of climate change … Continue reading

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