Posts Tagged ‘Science’

Thought Yurts and Think Tents – Philosophy and Music in Hay-on-Wye

Written by Grant Mills on . Posted in Books, European Bazaar, Festivals, History, Media, Politics, Religion, Science, Society

Many British festivals are synonymous with the need to pack your best gumboots/wellies; Glastonbury veterans love to proudly compare the depth of mud they have slogged through for love of music.

What I didn’t expect was for my first mudslide festival to be at the world’s largest philosophy and music event.

Peak Food: The crisis of compounding problems

Written by Grant Mills on . Posted in Charity, Food, Nature, News, Science, Society

The topic of Peak Oil was all the rage there for a while and, depending on whom you speak to, it’s either been reached or it hasn’t. Either way our collective eye seems to have moved on from this particular calamity.

Yet it seems that no sooner has one fallen off our radar than another one rears its head: this time the issue of Peak Food.