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In a climate emergency, the proposed new coal mine in West Cumbria is complete lunacy and must be stopped.

I've just made a donation to the campaign to launch a legal challenge against the decision to approve the mine.

If you can, please do the same:

Excellent to see @[email protected] on @[email protected] This is surely the future of ride-hailing services in towns and cities! πŸ’š 🚲

This is one of the most extraordinary things I've ever read and listened to. If this doesn't bring down Putin, I don't know what will. Alexei Navalny has enormous balls.

While Google's down, I want to take the opportunity to highlight the new, "carbon neutral", addition in its footer that links to its sustainability policy. Pleased to see this.

Having completely failed at all the usual engagement stuff, I have nevertheless successfully grown a moustache. So instead of me badgering people all month, I'm going to lay it on thick, one time only.

In the UK, suicide is the highest cause of death among men under the age of 45. One reason for this is that men are less likely to ask for help, or express depressive or suicidal feelings.

Help me stop men dying too young:

Thank you.

I'm immensely proud of the work I've done on this project!

It has been a real privilege collaborating with the team behind it.

Still work to do of course. A website is never finished (or at least, not when I'm involved!). πŸ’š

Last weekend I watched the NZ elections where a Labour/Green coalition has been re-elected. It was both uplifting and depressing to see people hugging each other and leading normal lives. With a competent government, it didn't have to be like this. Never forget it. πŸ’š

The Green Party leaders' speech at conference is occurring right now. It isn't being broadcast on any mainstream news channel. 😞

This morning I have written to all of the councillors on @[email protected]'s Development Control and Regulation Committee. They are due to meet this Friday to consider a proposal to develop a new coal mine. I am imploring them to reject this proposal:

It has been a long and difficult road, but it's immensely satisfying to see this first step. Lots more work to do now! πŸ’š

I bookmarked this a little while ago and finally got round to reading it. It's bloody brilliant. πŸ‘πŸΌπŸ‘πŸΌπŸ‘πŸΌ

"Despite these hurdles, what’s holding back a night train through the tunnel isn’t regulation or safety or costs, but political will. All of this could be overcome if the government decided to back a project..."

I forgot to post here, but on Friday I really enjoyed being on @[email protected]'s morning panel discussion. Here's me talking about the channel crossings. So ashamed of our Government. 😞

Redesigned my site. Now using the super-lightweight theme by @kev (with my slight edits) which is based on Susty by @jacklenox

"A theme built to demonstrate how small a WordPress site can be"

I keep the top scores on the speed tests πŸ˜€

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