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Climate Change

Now here’s a thing, my son found this page on Snopes.com. It is from the Rodney & Otametea Times dated the 14th of August 1912. 105 years ago. The link to  Snopes.com. gives more details and further articles written at

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Posted in Climate Change, Coal Mining, Comment, History, News, Rage, Waste, Weather

OPHI Lecture

An interesting take on the democratic process here from Nobel Laurate Professor Amartya Sen of Harvard University. The professor spoke at an event at Oxford University’s Poverty and Human Development Initiative (OPHI) in January. There is also a fair commentary

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Posted in Comment, Democracy, Economics, History, India, OPHI, Politics

How Times Have Changed

Last Sunday four generations of my family enjoyed an afternoon out  at Lochore Meadows Country Park and a fine time was had by all. This lovely spot in central Fife was once home to many now lost mining communities. The astonishing revitalisation

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Posted in Coal Mining, Comment, Fife, History, Scotland, Sharing
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