The ‘Meta-Blog’, no.18, 25th October 2021:
This is an over thirty-year long story about my involvement with contaminated sites, and helping communities to get action to clean them up. This tale is innately connected to my home town, Banbury. It’s an average small town; a backwater on the border between the Midlands and the South East. Yet in the 1980s, this place taught me about the issues of waste and land contamination. Not because it was exceptional, but because these issues affect communities across Britain.
The ‘Meta-Blog’, no.17, 2nd October 2021:
Britain is to become part of a US network to ‘dominate space’. The UK government are promoting this as a way to create greater ‘security’ for our technological lifestyle. The reality about what this system is for, and the US military’s strategy behind it, is somewhat different to that public message of greater security.
The ‘Meta-Blog’, no.16, 28th August 2021:
Did you know that, weight-for-weight, potatoes can store more energy than lithium-ion batteries?
The ‘Meta-Blog’, no.15, 12th August 2021:
YouTube has become a warped subliminal marketplace; a confidence trick of misdirection. Digitally disembodied people pretend to be your best friend, while the platform they use fleeces your computer of as much information as possible in order to commodify your soul.
The ‘Meta-Blog’, no.14, 7th May 2021:
It’s been a year since ‘Planet of the Humans’ caused the leaders of climate campaigns to go into heated meltdown; by comparison, this film throws them an even greater challenge to try and respond to.
The ‘Meta-Blog’, no.13, 25th March 2021:
Covid has exposed Britain’s endemic poverty, and the chaotic state of poverty-relief systems; is a possible solution, ‘food sovereignty’, being deliberately ignored?
The ‘Meta-Blog’, no.12, 9th January 2021:
When daily technological interactions reach a critical performance tipping point, the only sure route to progress is marked, “Exit”