Category Archives: Britain

What Politician will Save Us?


It was interesting reading the Daily Express and Daily Mail yesterday (yes, I am a middle-aged conservative who, all the same, believes in the twin threats of Climate Change and Peak Oil. I call it ‘realism’!) Apparently, David Cameron is … Continue reading

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Leviathan has lost its teeth…


Back in the 17th Century, a philosopher called Thomas Hobbes wrote a book called ‘Leviathan’. At the time, Europe was in the thralls of the religious violence of the Thirty-Years War and England itself was on the brink of insurrection … Continue reading

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Climate Change in the UK


This link is to a fairly short article about whether Britain is prepared for Climate Change. The implication is that we are not. Flooding (both coastal and inland on flood plains) combined with drought could potentially affect millions living here. … Continue reading

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Dinas Emrys – I feel very flattered!


I have great cause to feel flattered today. Why? I was checking through my YouTube account and decided to look on the stats for some of my past videos to see how they have performed. I was rather thrilled to … Continue reading

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Location Feature: Llanberis Pass


Got another location feature for you here, this time the somewhat spectacular Llanberis Pass below Snowdon, running from Pen-Y-Pass to Llanberis itself. I was lucky to find a good day to film this particular piece of footage. In the past, … Continue reading

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Owen’s Novel Report – More Chapters on Authonomy and Article Recommendation on Peak Oil


An update: some more chapters have been put on Authonomy. It now includes up to chapter 26, the point where Patrick experiences a vision whilst wild-camping with Llew in a forest near Beddgelert. To find out more, click here (remember, … Continue reading

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Article recommendations: World not prepared for Peak Oil and the new Middle Ages


Some interesting articles for you here. The first is from Ecologist and is a slightly scary report on the fact that world governments are not preparing for Peak Oil. Take, for instance, the recent decision to release emergency oil reserves … Continue reading

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Video and Article on Transition


I found this video on Treehugger (great name!) about a village that’s preparing for Peak Oil as a community. A little bit long (about 22 minutes), but you might find it of interest: You Tube – Grow Food Locally You … Continue reading

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This one from the Daily Mail…


© Stephen Finn – Fotolia.com The Daily Mail is possibly staying true to form in trying to debunk Climate Change with this article…but then again, is it? This article suggests that the sun maybe entering a cooling phase due to … Continue reading

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Two more (very) interesting articles from two British broadsheets


These two articles are both from two stalwarts of the British broadsheet press. the first was published by The Guardian yesterday and is slightly scary. It states that the UK Government was warned two years ago about the threat from … Continue reading

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