Posted on 2:40pm Thursday 28th February 2013
To the shock and surprise of many, the West Herts Hospitals Trust recently announced plans to start charging disabled drivers to park at their hospitals. I proposed a motion at St Albans District Council, on February 26, to put pressure on the Trust to reverse their decision.
Posted on 9:59am Monday 7th December 2009
New global survey shows that more people than ever are prepared for governments to take action against the threat of climate change
Posted on 9:49am Sunday 13th September 2009
I came across a powerful blog article from the director of the film "The Age of Stupid". It includes this stirring quote: "The people who came before us didn't know about climate change and the ones who come after will be powerless to stop it. So it's down to us."
Posted on 7:54pm Tuesday 16th December 2008
The Guardian today issues us all with a challenge to think outside the box when we search for answers to the financial crisis: "The Greek word kairos is the origin of the word chaos, but for the ancient Greeks it also described how some moments of crisis are decisive - they offer both danger and opportunity. They are moments that require courage and boldness of judgment. Roosevelt grasped that point of kairos in 1933, and produced his New Deal.