‘We’re doomed’: Mayer Hillman on the climate reality no one else will dare mention –via The Guardian

As plough headlong into my forties, attention has switched to preparing for life as a pensioner a few decades ahead. However, as time goes on I'm becoming less and less convinced that we humans have another 25-30 years left in us. Global emissions were static in 2016 but the concentration of carbon dioxide in the … Continue reading ‘We’re doomed’: Mayer Hillman on the climate reality no one else will dare mention –via The Guardian

‘Swedish death cleaning’ is the new decluttering trend –via TreeHugger

Several years ago, I said to my mother in frustration, "It would be a nightmare to have to deal with all this stuff if you died tomorrow." She looked at me, stunned. Up until then, I suspect she'd assumed that everyone appreciated her junk-treasures as much as she did. What ensued, mercifully, was a house … Continue reading ‘Swedish death cleaning’ is the new decluttering trend –via TreeHugger

Why be alone when you never have to?

Well, the answer is that never being alone is not the same thing as never feeling alone. Worse yet, the less comfortable you are with solitude, the more likely it is that you won’t know yourself. And then, you’ll spend even more time avoiding it to focus elsewhere. In the process, you’ll become addicted to … Continue reading Why be alone when you never have to?

How urban agriculture is transforming Detroit…

https://youtu.be/G88JZ1DIdg8 I'm developing a bit of a soft spot for Detroit. The city has gone through such turmoil, from being an industrial giant to seeing much of its population dwindle and its grand buildings left to ruin. Yet we are seeing from movements like the Slow Roll and these community allotments that there is a … Continue reading How urban agriculture is transforming Detroit…