April 23, 2019

(Photo by Monica Valls on Unsplash)

Only occasionally does someone say something to me that sort of slips in under the skin. I am a climate activist, writer and musician. I think about climate change a lot. So when someone recently said to me that while he accepts the r...

May 13, 2018

I like the ocean, honestly, but living down next to it may not prove a safe place nor a good investment in the longer term, or so it appears after reading a fascinating and disturbing book, 'A Farewell to Ice; A report from the Arctic' by Peter Wadhams.

This is a chilli...

May 6, 2018

New York 2140: A Novel by Kim Stanley Robinson

From one of our favourite science fiction authors comes another epic and very human novel based in, unsurprisingly, New York, around the year 2140. With a range of interesting and compelling characters, each slowly introduc...

March 23, 2018

Cutting edge artists and musicians are often considered cultural leaders, able to see and express things the rest of us struggle to see. Given we are facing unprecedented disruption and challenges of climate change, I am keenly interested in what artists and musicians...

March 12, 2018

I read this book over the summer of 2017-18 (Southern hemisphere for all confused northerners) and these comment here are not really intended as a review (critique of writing style, narrative flow, its fit in the canon ...). I don't care too much about that. Rather, it...

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