Monthly Archives: September 2011

The way we were – Doggerland, Ice Age and Celts

Doggerland and Cantre’r Gwaelod – The Way We Were. But Who Were We and Who Are We Now? School  history was “1066 an all that” – kings and queens in the middle ages – and recent wars and events like … Continue reading

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Green facts, follies and futures

Climate summary,  16 11 10. I’d long followed the adventures of the climate change campaigners and their ilk. They had my full sympathies and I quite envied them the freedom to travel recklessly around the country setting up camps to … Continue reading

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China’s New Forests – leading the World to a greener future.

China – its trees and its forests – facts, figures, fantasies and futures. At prompts from the recent UN conference in New York on the Global Forest Reserve (4) which says that net forest loss has been slower for the … Continue reading

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The Need for Trees

I have some friends who are deeply involved in the developing ideology of Non Violent Communication, which sounds very touchy feely, user friendly, wholesome and the like to me. By and large I think that it mostly is but I … Continue reading

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Welsh uplands desert.

Went for a walk today. Hell, this is diary mode. No matter – that’s what this is gonna have to be – mix of thought out and thorough essays with day to day soundings. So I took a lot of … Continue reading

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