Not Just A Theory

Not just theoretical. We are actually ALL going to endure a climate famine over the following years. Maybe stock up a little on long-lasting stuff like rice and pasta and salt and sugar and flour. You may yet find yourself very glad of it as prices for groceries start to soar past anything we’ve ever … Read more

The Climate COVID Ukraine Blues

It is, as the Chinese curse will have it, an ‘interesting time’ to be alive. – Me, who’s been saying this for over two decades. The pandemic isn’t just – gone – it’s still going. But try and find figures on infections and deaths under all the Putin palaver. The world’s under attack from a … Read more

Not Holding The Hose, Not Writing The Story

Scott Morrison, despite his best efforts at branding himself as the ‘daggy dad’ with the adorable nickname (self-chosen, mind you) of Scomo, hasn’t ever really lived up to his poorly fitted projection of himself. At best he’s come across as the dad that crashes kites, hides from Mum when there’s chores to be done, and … Read more

Brace Yourselves, It’s Still Coming

Doom and gloom are cheap ways to fill blog pages, I know. In between feeling doomful gloomful panic the last six months while the Saga Of The New Landlord played out, I tried to write a few upbeat posts, and failed. And now I’m going to write another gloomful doomful post, damnit. World Political Situation: … Read more

Why Waste Food Like This?

Since the start of the pandemic we’ve had a chance to prove what utter asshats we can be. We’ve also proved that NOT being an asshat is possible. Take it away, Ted! Toilet paper – it was the thing that proved human asshattery knows few limits, almost a year ago now. People proved the Politics … Read more

New: Linkdumps

I’ve started a new thing, just an idea but I may keep it up. I read a LOT during the average month, and most of it doesn’t make it to this site as articles. But I save links that are too interesting to lose sight of but I’m not wanting to turn into articles. I’ll … Read more