Waiting

Traffic light in far distance yet again cycles though Red Green Orange Red. Movement? Not even a millimetre. 10 minutes sitting in a left hand turning lane at least 100 metres from the intersection. Never before in the last nine months at the new place have I experienced such delays getting home from the supermarket … Continue reading Waiting

CREATE

"It's all in the head". What an odd expression that has been used forever to symbolise knowledge or wisdom being within. How big is the human head? Roughly 3/4 Basketball size, with outer skin, a skull of bone, blood vessels and sinew with grey matter of the supposed brain squashed inside. Not much room is … Continue reading CREATE

Rock It!

ROCK! Insipid light of the late afternoon thunderstorm grey greets me as I turn into the driveway of my potential future home. A typical Malaysian red-brown smear of heavy raindrop soil wash smothers the drive entry. All washed from the almost nude lightly sloping front yard. Kuala Lumpur rain only needs 1 degree of fall … Continue reading Rock It!

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 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 3

3.1 GOOD NEW DAYS Happy happy happy New days of the pleasure of Wild Nature in the City. Everlasting Daisy Western Australia style in my front yard a few years ago. For the Botanically inclined: Various Pinks to White flowers are Rhodanthe chlorocephala ssp Rosea, Yellow is Schoenia filifolia ssp. Just take the seed, chuck … Continue reading A WARMING ARGUMENT Part 3

A WARMING ARGUMENT Part 2 (cont)

2.1 HARBINGERS of DOOM All this while up to the middle of the Twentieth Century, Climate was considered as a constant by the majority in the Science Community with only small blips and variations. There was no profession of Climatology. For many years there had been some measuring and modelling of C02 emissions done by … Continue reading A WARMING ARGUMENT Part 2 (cont)