The Act of Being Deeply Concerned

The 'Die-In' is a modern form of protest where a large group of people lie down in a public place pretending that they are dead, to draw attention to a major crisis issue such as war or, in the case of this piece, the wholesale destruction of the environment. The image above was in a … Continue reading The Act of Being Deeply Concerned

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More than a Lidl Wasteful

On my latest trip to my local Lidl*, I noticed some superficial changes to the supermarket. Firstly that they had placed separate bins by the door for different recyclable materials, so that people who haven't a clue can randomly dump the wrong type of packaging into each bin, along with organic waste and contaminate the … Continue reading More than a Lidl Wasteful

First Signs of Summer – First Signs of Inconsiderate Pricks

I took a stroll at lunchtime yesterday, as I often do on a Thursday, Thursday is the day when there is a little food market in the park beside where I work. During the winter a few stalwarts set up their stalls on a weekly basis, but as summer approaches the market expands greatly. Yesterday … Continue reading First Signs of Summer – First Signs of Inconsiderate Pricks

Not currently recycled – nor cared about

Shopping in supermarkets is a minefield. Not only do we have to dodge around vacillating idiots dragging their baskets as if heaving a bodybag behind them, but then trying to actually shop ethically is another palaver. Having a long list of criteria to which I try to adhere puts strain on this weekly endeavour, and … Continue reading Not currently recycled – nor cared about

A Solution to the Earth’s Greatest Crisis? Quick, Privatise it!

As you my clever and well-informed readers no doubt know, we are perilously close to complete environmental catastrophe. At our current rate of consumption, within the next couple of generations, the average increase in atmospheric and sea temperatures will hit a tipping point, after which there is no return, and we will tumble towards a … Continue reading A Solution to the Earth’s Greatest Crisis? Quick, Privatise it!