Category Archives: Food

As GM food threatens our world and its natural balance, some claim it is the answer to the planet’s woes. Can we let scientists and big companies control the future of our rivers, oceans and countryside?

It Never Rains in Southern California, REALLY?!

The song in the title of the blog is comparing a stormy relationship with an unusual deluge in the normally sunny ‘Sunshine State’. After wintering here, we can attest to the fact that yes, as the lyrics say, “It never rains … Continue reading

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The Ventura Highway and beyond.

Our month in California has taken us from the snowy Sierra Nevada mountains and Yosemite National Park to the streets of Oakland and cable cars of San Francisco, wading through the money/technology-drenched valley of Silicon, to sharing the streets with … Continue reading

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Protected Beauty Spot – Planet Earth

  When we look at our tiny planet in our mind’s eye as a giant inexhaustible resource  that we can constantly drain on all it gives, and throw our waste onto its surface with no thought of the consequences of … Continue reading

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Permaculture – A Sustainable Answer

What is the question? How can we incorporate all aspects of our modern lifestyles into an interesting way forward that respects the planet, those we share it with, and ourselves? From transport to planting gardens, Locky briefly explains this Australian concept … Continue reading

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Why Corporations Suck (the humanity out of us).

I have always been a fan of small businesses. When I grew up we called many of the shops we went into by the owner’s name. There was Vinny’s Pizza, Mike’s Deli, Artie’s Candy Store and Larry’s Butcher to name … Continue reading

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Sierra Leone & The West – not far away, but worlds apart.

Hello everyone. In this short photo essay flit between the two worlds of the developed west, and Sierra Leone, Western Africa. Not far away from each other, but in many ways worlds apart. Enjoy – Like – Share – Post … Continue reading

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New York City Speaks.

Hello everyone. The city that is near and dear to my heart just saw me fall deeper in love. Come walk the streets with me and meet the people and see the streets that make this city great! It’s a … Continue reading

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