30 Apr 2019 | From Hill to Sea

The Osmotic Ocean

  osmosis: A gradual, often unconscious process of assimilation or absorption; the spontaneous passage or diffusion of water or other solvents through a semipermeable membrane. ≈ The walker on the city street stops to gaze at the ocean. Tracing a … Continue reading →

29 Apr 2019 | Radical Stroud

A Prehistory Trip to Stroud Museum

‘Museums make you more aware: Give You Sense Sensibility Knowledge A foothold in time Make you feel a part of it all’ It’s a right regular education When you visit Stroud Museum, To process through the rooms, On a trek to a prehistor...

27 Apr 2019 | Reading and Walking

35. Thelma Poirier, Rock Creek

My plan had been to spend the past week and a half reading Iain Sinclair’s London Orbital, a 500-page account of walking around London, roughly following the route of the M25 expressway. That plan didn’t take into account the vicious chest cold I developed the day after I wrote my Cree examination. It was impossible […]

25 Apr 2019 | From Hill to Sea

Anthropo-obscene Rorschach Test

INEOS threatens to close UK plant unless it can dodge EU pollution rules – Unearthed, 23 March 2019. When the mirror loses its reflection … ≈ Hats off to Greta Thunberg and all others holding up the mirror. ≈≈≈ The … Continue reading →

24 Apr 2019 | News

The E-scooters on footpaths debacle

Andy Smith, President of Living Streets Aotearoa talks to Phil Pennington, Radio NZ, about keeping our footpaths safe for pedestrians. We need better data on pedestrians, on our footpaths and how to improve them for pedestrians. Meanwhile the governmen...