BEYOND

Seven years years, 3 months and 6 days on from the Great Crash, the Great Plague soon after and now the Great storms of Climate Madness. Have no idea why I still mark off the calendar. Friends gone, where? Who knows. Chaos does that. Family? A bit like so called friends, who knows? Up until … Continue reading BEYOND

POKOK

Delonix regia in full glorious sweeping flower among the hills of Bali.(Flame tree or in Bali is Padangbai). Its origins are on the remote South West Indian Ocean Island Madagascar. It now claims many long term homes around the World. "Pokok" - Malaysian word for tree and basically anything else that grows. I love, admire … Continue reading POKOK

TRUTH

DAY 1 Fire in the Sky! Repeated booms, the ground shakes so much that according to news reports 5.2 registered on the Richter scale. It stops. I look around the garden and down in my lap feeling wetness. These 63 years and bladder control is not what it once was. Nope not that. Just the … Continue reading TRUTH

A Warming Argument (long read)

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)

A Warming Argument Part 8

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

A Warming Argument Part 7

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

A Warming Argument Part 6

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

A WARMING ARGUMENT Part 5

TIME "Time and Tide Wait for no Man", Geoffrey Chaucer. A most famous quote and most appropriate."Time, he's waiting in the wings, he speaks of senseless things......", "TIME" by David Bowie. I included this because I reckon the Song, especially the piano work is awesome! Time is of the essence here People! Humans are stuffing … Continue reading A WARMING ARGUMENT Part 5

A WARMING ARGUMENT Part 4

ZEALOTS Zealot : A person who is fanatical and uncompromising in pursuit of their religious, political or other ideals (Dictionary.com) Fanatic: A person filled with excessive and single minded zeal, especially for an extreme religious or political cause (Dictionary.com) Denier: A person who denies something, especially someone who refuses to admit the truth of a … Continue reading A WARMING ARGUMENT Part 4