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Go Pluto!

How many times do we criticise politicians as egoistical clowns, gallivanting on the international stage, inept, inefficient, conflicted, corrupt and so forth? Whether or not those characterisations are fair or true (it is probably much harder when you are in … Continue reading

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The Man of the Sugar Mountain – an allegorical tale

I saw an article about Mark Zuckerberg’s thoughtful goal to rid the world of disease by the end of the century. http://www.bbc.com/news/technology-37435425 So I wrote a fairy tale … The Man of the Sugar Mountain Once upon a time when all … Continue reading

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Waterford

The Bustard has discovered, while exploring an attic, the manuscript of Ronald Stone’s 2096 novella, Waterford. Given its relevance to environmental matters, the work has now been published and is available on Amazon in e-book format. All sales proceeds in … Continue reading

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Refugees and illusions

Some reflections on the refugee crisis.  I will write a few posts on this. Standing in 38 degrees heat at the Deli station in Budapest surrounded by 20 Pakistani migrants can get you thinking about stuff.  You put two and … Continue reading

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Priming as policy: forest schools and nuclear power

It takes five years to educate a child from the age of five to ten.  It takes between ten and twenty years to build a nuclear power station in a democracy.  We should consider carefully the implications of this in … Continue reading

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