Many people cannot now afford classic land based properties, including key workers like teachers nurses and police. A major cost of property is land. How might we remove the cost of land? By not using it! I envisage putting together a full suite of options – creating new docks and lakes in appropriate places –… Continue reading Floating homes and floating eco villages
I wrote the following to a Mr Cameron in 2007 🙂 Today's Observer p37 has an article "Why the middle classes are getting on their bikes". May I commend you stealing what the Dutch have done, and using this as a touchstone to see if the Labour Party will steal it from you? John Major… Continue reading Are not Tories and cycling like bread and butter?
I understand the Rubicon to the European Union was crossed at the 1975 referendum. Everything since then - Schengen, the Euro, the principles of the single market and freedom of movement has just been putting the bits of the jigsaw in place. Is it constitutionally possible to leave the Europe Union? Law is an extremely… Continue reading The Rubicon and the European Union
I have had considerable experience of patient transport personally and as a carer, including air ambulance from Geneva. The following is from my comments to the London Health care review2010. “Another area not mentioned in this consultation but critical to its success is patient transport. This is also a bureaucratic nightmare - small health trusts… Continue reading Patient Transport
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
Brilliant post, but are you thinking whole system about this 🙂 The open terminals should be at railway stations! We move stuff because we need it now or it will be needed to do something else. There are various permutations ourselves stuff we wear and carry people and stuff we move with… Continue reading The Armadillos are Coming Pt 2!
The post below has inspired me! the next post is a conversation that followed 🙂 please go to original here, below is an edited summary: Open Terminals Next step in city logistics: Open terminals 4 DECEMBER, 2016 by JOHAN ERLANDSSON Open terminals are city owned infrastructure where goods can be shifted from big vehicles to… Continue reading The Armadillos are coming 🙂
Introduction Thank you for this opportunity to submit some thoughts for your work. There is an extremely hoary and ancient joke that someone asked how to get somewhere. Ah I would not start from here. Karl Popper wrote: “I think that there is only one way to science – or to philosophy, for that matter:… Continue reading Network Rail – some thoughts about inclusion
Dear Madam or Sir, Let me first thank you for your email expressing your support for my amendment 882 asking for “associate EU citizenship” for citizens whose country withdrew from the European Union. I am aware that you are numerous to worry about your future and I was actually overwhelmed by your spontaneous and many… Continue reading Associate eu citizenship Charles Goerens MEP
I wrote this for the GLA Health Committee. Looking at it, it does not emphasise enough how to do this - which requires geographically based coops. Supporting the health and wellbeing of all Londoners Introduction Thank you for this opportunity to submit some thoughts for your work. There is an extremely hoary and… Continue reading Supporting health and wellbeing