Another gap in posts for this blog; sorry. (Not that there’s any­one read­ing this to say sorry to, but as they say: meh.) It’s not that I haven’t been writ­ing lately, I have, but in places that the web doesn’t reach; I’ve been enjoy­ing that. But it’s four-thirty on a Thurs­day after­noon and I’m at work. […]

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Blog­gers unite. Today is blog action day, when we write about ‘the envi­ron­ment’ in order to ‘save it’. Oh yeah. Tom Wor­thing­ton calls for less emails; but I con­cur with Paul Kingsnorth, and say: smash your com­puter and lock on to the near­est air­port check-in counter! (I might say that, but I’m more inclined to sit […]

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Just to inter­sperse this stream of codeish posts with some­thing a lit­tle more real… I rode part of the way to work today, and then put my bicy­cle on the bus for the remain­der of the jour­ney. (An odd feel­ing, look­ing through the bus’ wind­screen and see­ing my lit­tle bike all alone out there, bob­bing […]

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In July 2004 I made the deci­sion to com­pletely stop trav­el­ling in all cars. Since then, I have refused to get in any car what­so­ever (even if it’s “going there any­way” or an elec­tric vehi­cle), and although my life has become more geo­graph­i­cally lim­ited, I have never felt such per­sonal fee­dom. I am, every day, more […]

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