I'm a writer and thinker, a lover of books, words and stories, art, film and photography. I live in Luton, and divide my time between working for a small publisher, and freelance writing, community activism, and gardening my little patch of Earth.
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The world’s biggest tidal lagoon power station is currently being planned for Swansea bay, Wales. If permission is granted, the £850 million project will see a huge stone ring built in the bay, running to some 10 kilometres. This more obscure form of renewable energy works by creating an artificial lagoon and then using the […]
This week the World Bank has been highlighting the problem of food waste, reinforcing previous findings that between a quarter and a third of the world’s food is lost or wasted. I’ve written about this before, pointing out that this happens in developing countries as well as overconsuming Western ones. The World Bank report gives […]
In three weeks’ time another experiment in online currency will begin. Every resident of Iceland will be gifted 31.8 Auroracoins on the 25th of March, from which point the currency will operate online, much like Bitcoin before it. Bitcoin itself has hit crisis points, recovered and soared in value, and remains a fascinating if confusing […]