Hi. I am Chris Round. Thanks for joining me! Each choice we make moves us somewhere. Sometimes the outcome is as expected and sometimes equally unexpected. This writing journey is leading to both. Trust you all get a measure of enjoyment out of the following brain fed written meat and veg. Read the rest NOW … Continue reading READ THIS
Apparently, the best thing to do if there are no ideas for writing is to just write. Right then, now I write. Write about not writing or just use the word “write” as often as possible in a few minutes of writing? I do not want to waste valuable binary digital space writing about nothing. … Continue reading just WRITE!
Nothing Pretty. Just toxic. (credit C Round) A cigarette disappears to the filter again, just like thousands of times before via a packet of (20) cigs per day, 7,300 in the past year alone. 10 puffs per fag and 73,000 smoke inhales to the lungs in that time. 35-40 years puffing away on the 'magic' … Continue reading SMOKE
Forward: The original idea for this 70 minutes of narrative had been floating around since November 2019. Reading about the shortcomings of the 'Paris' agreement on Greenhouse emissions and yet again witnessing much politics being played out by those Nations led by Conservative right wing Governments, really had my 'Greenie' blood boiling. Yet again, the … Continue reading A Warming Argument (long read)
From an Eggshell womb, sprouts Chili Padi (Birdseye Chili). Baby Pandan that was salvaged from a chopped up plant a few weeks ago is standing up ok. "So you like plants?", the first date states with a frown of suspicion. I am intrigued why someone could be so circumspect about plants. "I have black fingers. … Continue reading the SPROUTIST
BLUE MARBLE Revisited Our Blue Marble as described by Astronauts on Apollo 8, 52 years ago in December 1968. Did Ideology or the application of well researched, tested and practical Science enable this photograph to be taken? No need to answer. In early March at the start of this Warming Argument series (Somewhere in Space), … Continue reading A Warming Argument Part 8
ROCK 'n' ROLL! "Rock 'n' Roll ain't Noise pollution, Rock 'n' Roll ain't gonna die, Rock 'n' Roll ain't noise pollution, Rock 'n' Roll it will survive..." (Courtesy ACDC - Rock 'n' Roll ain't noise pollution) Rock 'n' Roll does not require formal training or reading of sheet music. You just have a feel for … Continue reading A Warming Argument Part 7
ADAPT or ....! "The only constant is change", attributed to Greek Philosopher Heraclitus. Climate/ Weather is always on the move, sometimes subtle, sometimes not so. This state of movement creating change used to be relatively consistent with some upticks and downticks, but the average was pretty smooth. This change has become more extreme and will … Continue reading A Warming Argument Part 6