Category Archives: Weblogs

2014: The beginning of a Religious War of Ideas?


This month has seen the 100th Anniversary of the beginning of the First World War, the conflict that was supposed to end all wars. Unfortunately, it never did – as we well know. Here in 2014,  a century on, we again face the … 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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Owen’s Muse – ‘Cloverfield’, the film


I’ve been busy earlier today doing a bit of re-jigging on the website here. Hopefully, there’s a bit more order and coherence to the header bar so its easier to find what Dragon Line (and I’m!) about. I’ve also put … 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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Article Recommendation: The scourge of Peak Oil


A quick article recommendation here. This article is on Al-Jazeera and is one of the best summaries of the Peak Oil issue to date. Well worth checking out – please don’t lose any sleep!: The scourge of ‘peak oil’ – … 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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An Owen Law Short Story – Matilda Leviathan


A new feature here, and I’m looking for your assistance. I’m writing a series of short stories which all have a loose Climate Change/Peak Oil sci-fi flavour and this is the first: ‘Matilda Leviathan’. They are a bit of a … Continue reading

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