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Blogs - short snappy pieces, often topical, sometimes informal

The Birth of a New World (Dis)order

Predictive text gives me ‘tropism’ when I type ‘Trumpism’. Maybe my computer is more intelligent than I know!

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Can mindfulness save us from ourselves?

Mindfulness meditation helps us to manage emotions better but we need to understand what binds people together if we are going to survive.

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TRUMPED!

Early responses to a devastating result

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From Climate Cartoons to Catharsis: How a Little Goes a Long Way

Working on a book about climate change, the only problem I hadn’t foreseen...that it would be so soul-crushingly heart-breaking.

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David Lowenthal and Climate Change Denial

Here in New York City, the summer felt hot, unusually so.

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Range Anxiety and the Pursuit of Guilt-free Motoring

There are lots of good things about rural living – space, cleaner air, less noise and jostle, loads of scope for growingfood if you’re so inclined (as I am). Community life round here is rich and diverse, in a bucolic kind of way.

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