Tag Archives: philosophy

A life of cycling

My daughter’s face on Christmas day, when I opened the front door to reveal her brand new (to her anyway) pink bicycle, was classic! She was wearing her American Indian dressing up outfit and her new shoes, and she spent … Continue reading

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The Problem is the Solution

A few years ago I did a Permaculture Design Course. It was a two-week intensive course, and I vividly remember another student telling me how naive I was. I still believed I could fix the world… Years on, a lot … Continue reading

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Why Wee Could Be Good For The Economy

I don’t flush. It’s now so habitual to let it mellow if it’s yellow, that I’m paranoid that I might do a poo in someone else’s toilet, and forget to flush. At my old house, before I moved in with … Continue reading

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Minimum Effort for Maximum Effect

I’ve moved in with my father. It’s temporary, and it really isn’t that bad, I promise! He has just had back surgery, so having me and a three-year old around, is helping him to get better. That’s the story I’m … Continue reading

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People Care

I was working at the rock climbing centre on Saturday and as I walked in, I saw Joe, a fellow instructor. I gave him a hug and noted his neck scarf. “Oh I’ve got one just like that”, I said. … Continue reading

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