Voting With Hope

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“Money, pardon the expression, is like manure. It’s not worth a thing unless it’s spread around, encouraging young things to grow.”  – Mrs. Dolly Levy, ‘Hello Dolly’

If you haven’t already voted, you’ve got until 10pm tonight. As George Monbiot said in his Guardian column yesterday, “The world belongs to those who turn up… That unfamiliar, tingling sensation that’s been troubling you of late? It’s called hope. Don’t let them take it away from you.”

 

 

 

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The Natural World

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In my last post I shared a poem by the American writer Wendell Berry. By coincidence, he was a guest on Monday’s  ‘Start the Week‘ on BBC Radio 4. He was joined by two other guests discussing the natural environment and what we can do to protect it. I found it a really thought-provoking listen, and just wanted to share it.