Category Archives: democracy

Do You Know a Family Like This? … [a tall tale for 2012]

“So there’s this family next door … nice people, seven kids …” “ Seven kids? That’s quite a lot.” “Yeah, I don’t know whether they planned it that way, it’s not like I ever asked, anyway they seem to have … Continue reading

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Power to the People!

As energy costs rise and the recession bites, more and more families in the UK are falling into ‘fuel poverty’: from a low of 1.2million households in 2004, we’re now up to 5 MILLION UK households in ‘fuel poverty’ – … Continue reading

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Why I Don’t Want To Go To Bed Tonight

1.  Why I don’t want to go to bed tonight I’m too excited by new ideas and possibilities. I don’t do standing still. If I don’t keep working on this now, when will I next get the chance to? I … Continue reading

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Define ‘Ethical Business’ then, Pazza

OK. I apologise that this blog post will be halfbaked. because it’s 00:45 and my girls will jump on my bed in 7 hours time. And I’m listening to some TED videos at the same time. Anyway I wanted to … Continue reading

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Imagine if money followed Good, not Guns.

Last week Avaaz, the online petition organisation with 8.2 million members worldwide, collected 1.6 million signatures in support of human rights. The petition helped stop a very nasty law being proposed in a country far from here.* It’s amazing that … Continue reading

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What have future generations ever done for us?

The answers so far: – given us hope – increased life expectancy (?! a very curious and somehow beautiful answer from AQA (63336 Any Question Answered) it sort of made sense in a really bizarre, #TuringTestFAIL way) – given us … Continue reading

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One Life Living – Are You A Modern Day Slaver?

One Life Living I have been thinking a lot lately, about a lot of related issues – life purpose, legacy, success, good/bad, the future, children, responsibility, opportunity, global problems and solutions etc. One idea keeps coming up, from many angles … Continue reading

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