• Politics Part 2: The Lords

    Thoughts on how the unelected and undemocratic House of Lords are bring some sensibility to the political table of late.

  • Focused campaigning

    As someone who both cares about issues of poverty and justice, and who works in the charity sector – and in particular, the campaigning sector – I am on quite a lot of campaigning email lists. And it feels like lately the number of ’email your MP’ campaigns has increased. I don’t feel like I […]

  • Local Travel Plan 3

    A few notes before I start this post, and hope it doesn’t turn into a rant. I’m really sorry that I’m turning into a transport geek/bore. I think the LTPs are a good thing. I know one of our council transport people a little and she’s brilliant, hard working, and very good at what she […]

  • Campaining

    I kinda imagined that these campaigning emails would just go to someone at Tearfund who would batch them all up and send them on to be promptly ignored. But NO! They really go people concerned. And you REALLY get responses.

  • 10:10

    Cutting carbon emissions is the focus of 10:10 and maybe it's good that it has a clear focus. But we must do more than cut carbon!

  • Cycling catch-up

    I don't remember the last time I did an extended ride.