How is Brexit like a 50p piece?

I was debating some issues with a friend recently, which was interesting as we both tend to view things from a variety of directions.  We were going around in circles, examining things first from this perspective, then from that.  ‘We’re a couple of 50p pieces’ she said. What she meant was that rather than being … Continue reading How is Brexit like a 50p piece?

The law of unintended consequences

Change can be complicated.  There is often resistance, time needed to adapt and nostalgia for the way things were and the possibility that it might not work.  But as a species, we are always changing – who we are, where we are, how we do things, what we do and what we use.  If we … Continue reading The law of unintended consequences

Does sustainable farming mean we should eat differently?

Jason Walker, communication director of the Sustainable Farming Association of Minnesota was recently quoted:  "To be truly sustainable, a farm must do three things: Produce enough food, produce enough income for the farmer and leave the land in better condition for future generations.” Over the past 50 years, in the rush to provide ever increasing … Continue reading Does sustainable farming mean we should eat differently?