Yearly Archives: 2010



I am grappling with the old “repair or replace” question while I’ve been on grudging prowls of the aisles of appliance and computer and photo retailers, and it’s led me into deeper and darker thoughts about consumer electronics and appliances … Continue reading

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Not so sweet

To anyone who’s been watching the GM sugar beet issue, it’s perhaps not surprising to see Monsanto being just the tiniest bit manipulative in the media. If the genetically modified sugarbeet they hustled onto the market without doing their environmental … Continue reading

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Musical interlude

One for all my snow-weary British friends. I hope you can stay inside and be warm. [dailymotion id=video/x3nq8t?width=&theme=none&foreground=%23F7FFFD&highlight=%23FFC300&background=%23171D1B&start=&animatedTitle=&iframe=0&additionalInfos=0&autoPlay=0&hideInfos=0]Song for a Winter’s Night-Gordon LightfootUploaded by StonewallStudios. – Explore more music videos.


Farm: shop

Last weekend I visited a shop that had been turned into a farm… in the middle of London! The Farm:shop, on Dalston Lane, is a treasure and a model of imaginative thinking. Its creators, Paul, Andy and Sam, responded to … Continue reading


Climate Change Accountability Act

Shame on Stephen Harper, yet again. Here’s a message from David Suzuki: Keep Senate from subverting democracy Stephen Harper has done what he promised never to do: allow the Senate to go against the will of the majority of Members … Continue reading

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