Ukraine solidarity protest Whitehall

Ukraine war protests

The Ukraine solidarity protests I’ve attended have had a complex mix of people and agendas. Ukrainian Christians with Uyghur Muslims; Trotskyites, EU supporters and nationalists. Peace campaigners amidst…

wet wipe in the Thames

Shroud

‘The Sudarium of Oviedo, or Shroud of Oviedo, is a bloodstained piece of cloth measuring c. 84 x 53 cm (33 x 21 inches) kept in the Cámara Santa of the Cathedral of San…

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Stranded Assets

Since the signing of the Paris Climate Agreement in 2015, HSBC has poured over $110bn into fossil fuel firms and projects. Valuations of fossil fuel companies include the…

Stop

During the winter 2021 lockdown our horizons have narrowed, and time feels frozen, like a jammed film frame jiggling in the gate of a projector. Working with these…

Covid lockdown, City of London

Compliance

Since Covid cases have exploded again, I’ve returned to the City of London for my exercise. The streets are quiet but there is always at least one fugitive…

Gully, Cadgwith, Cornwall, Lizard Peninsula, tides, camera

Gully

The ebb and flow of the tides generally follows a sine curve, often described as the ‘rule of twelfths’. One twelfth of the volume of tidal water flows…

Atoc Maguen cooking indoors

Burners

So why is it that so many carbon footprint calculators claim to be able to offset my 6.9 ton return flight, by persuading Atoc to further reduce her…

Juvenile female Grey seal 'Brolley', South Devon, UK

SYL46 aka Brolley

Grey seal SYL46 (name changed to protect her identity), is a juvenile female: nicknamed Brolley, because she was first seen playing with an abandoned umbrella. She was kindly identified…