Responding to 2016

Grae  

I’ve been thinking out how to respond to this basket of ills called 2016. I guess I can accept that people (celebrities, actors) will die. The hard bit to accept is the rise of #brexit and Trump and what appears to be this shift to the right,…
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On Europe

Grae  

Political Much easier to influence our neighbours from inside their club. Much harder from outside. Leaving gives a green light to facists / ultra-nationalists to start campaigning against all foreigners and immigration — and we know where that can lead We leave certain treaties that…
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Mud on my boots

Grae  

Sometimes I arrive in my London office with mud on my boots.   For some that would be dirty or uncivilised.  Us humans have paved over the world to make it safe and mud free. Bringing mud indoors makes a mess.I do tend to have a change…
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Standing to work

Grae  

Once back in the late nineties, I did my back in a bit.  I’m sure it was lifting large granite rocks for the too-big garden or maybe it walking my baby daughter around and around the loungeroom at 3am.  Now I can’t remember what I…
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