Monthly Archives: May 2016

Who says a better world is impossible? | Science Matters | David Suzuki Foundation

This week I have seen twenty different videos. Videos that my students picked as examples of institutional change. Even though I asked for solution focussed pieces, many videos were problem focussed. This one, “Dear future generations Sorry” is a wonderful … Continue reading

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Art and science connect

I have been waiting for this weekend for, maybe, six months. A local science, technology and arts exhibition. And I enjoyed the little I saw. Typically, my daughter was singing and exactly the time the S+Art seminar was on, but … Continue reading

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World on Stage – Palmerston North – Eventfinda

This is exciting and a challenge for me. For many years now my wife and I have been members of our local folk club. It is an extremely amateur group, and great fun. We have also been members of the … Continue reading

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Kissing and Horrid Strife – D.H. Lawrence

Spring is my favourite time of year but now in New Zealand it is autumn. The nights are lengthening, it is colder and the dusk sky is intensely coloured. I love the colours. My heart rings with intensity. Still crisp … Continue reading

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Earth from space

I am of the generation who watched the moon landings as they happened. A childhood that included star trek and Thunderbirds. An exciting and positive time to love science. Of course, later on we had DDT and other unforseen consequences … Continue reading

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Hope in the dark: Untold Histories, Wild Possibilities

Hope in the Dark: Untold Histories, Wild Possibilities. Rebecca Solnit. Reissued with a new forward and afterword Third edition 2016 I found this book useful. The reality is that so often when I look at the world …it is breaking … Continue reading

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