Category Archives: Climate change

Whatever next? – May 2017 update

It seems that much of what I’ve written this month is about the choices we make.  LISTEN So much listening to do this month, what with local (mayoral) elections and the General Election next month.  Not to mention the French … Continue reading

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‘Whatever next?’ – March 2017 update

1. LISTEN Contrasting things this month – a small personal story; and two examples of inspiring courage from terrible personal tragedy. First the small personal story.  No details because they’re not mine to tell, but I think the lesson I … Continue reading

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Whatever next? – February 2017 update

1. LISTEN I’ve read some very interesting articles in The Guardian from different perspectives on both Brexit and Trump.  By ‘different perspectives’ I mean different from my own – ie outside ‘the bubble.’   It has been fascinating (and I … Continue reading

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“Whatever next’ – January 2017

1. LISTEN So here we have the Daily Mail ‘newspaper’, churning out it’s daily message of hate, division and misinformation.  How do we address the fact that it has a circulation of about one and half million? (and still more … Continue reading

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‘Whatever next?’ update – December 2016

I’ve been reflecting on the post I wrote here, and thinking that if I’m proposing that I and others do something, maybe I should hold myself to account and record what actually I’m doing myself. So this is either the … Continue reading

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Whatever next?

Like many, I’ve been pondering what if anything I personally can do to counter the growing sense of powerlessness in an increasingly challenging domestic and world political context. That’s not an easy thing to do, in the face of so … Continue reading

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‘It’s coming through a hole in the air…..’

Last year when I was in Birmingham staying at the Quaker retreat centre I took part in their evening Epilogue meetings.   I mentioned it in passing when I wrote about it here. One evening we watched a YouTube video … Continue reading

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