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A song for Sunday – One

I admit it, I’m a Metallica fan. “One” is a  powerful song with an anti-war theme. The video for the song uses clips from the 1971 movie Johnny got his gun. It’s about a soldier being trapped in his body … Continue reading

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A song for Sunday – I was only 19

And can you tell me, doctor, why I still can’t get to sleep? And night time’s just a jungle dark and a barking M.16? And what’s this rash that comes and goes, can you tell me what it means? God … Continue reading

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A song for Sunday – Dust in the Wind

I really wanted to be a musician, but after giving it a go it was clear this was not where my strengths lay! But it remains one of my main passions. So even though it doesn’t have anything to do … Continue reading

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What is organic?

An amusing, but slightly disturbing, video about the difference between “natural” and “organic”. Don’t get sucked in by labelling – make sure you are an aware consumer. So what’s the difference between organic, chemical free, permaculture and biodynamic? The following … Continue reading

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The Power of Outrospection

Outrospection is discovering who we are by stepping outside ourselves and exploring the lives of other people and cultures. This video is an animation of a talk by Roman Krznaric, who introduces the concept and discusses some applications. I am … Continue reading

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“Flying” by Seize the Day

After discussing our decision to avoid flying, here’s a song about some of the dilemmas involved in deciding not to fly.

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