A London of villages?

I proposed this to lcc agm last year. "That all London Boroughs  and both the GLA and TfL map London into villages (Waltham forest model) with clear definitions of the purposes of areas and streets. That all primarily residential areas (the vast majority of London) shall have 8 mph speed limits and access is only… Continue reading A London of villages?

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Security and equality

The UN has written “Disasters and other crises often exaggerate existing inequalities. But they also present opportunities to identify gaps in existing policies, to innovate new practices, and initiate greater efforts to correct for the uneven distribution of vulnerabilities” The implementation of these conventions, however, will no doubt be challenged by longstanding patterns of structural… Continue reading Security and equality

Once upon a time in Bridlington (Or Art Nouveau trains and cycles)

After a complex and interesting journey caused by a broken rail near Newark (this caused the train crew on an inbound train to kx to be delayed meaning the service I was transferred to following the cancellation of my train could not leave causing further cascade effects probably made worse by privatisation because there are… Continue reading Once upon a time in Bridlington (Or Art Nouveau trains and cycles)

Turning Point Newsletter March 1983

Maybe most of the thinking about building together a good world has already been done 🙂 TURNING POINT newsletter March 1983 Turning Point is an international network of people whose individual concerns range very widely - environment, sex equality, third world, peace and disarmament, community po1itics, appropriate technology and alternatives in economics, health, education, agriculture,… Continue reading Turning Point Newsletter March 1983