Polly Ticks says … MPs tell Brits to eat less meat as it is unsustainable. Maybe good advice, but as usual, no politician thinks about the farmers.
My Politics page
Dr Illya Ness says … UK academic says there’ll be 3.4 million kids in poverty by end of decade costing 3% of GDP. But the govt’s ideology marches on regardless.
My Economics page
Guru Tony says … As UK govt reduces local rights to object to building projects, locals will have more power to stop wind farms. Green takes a knock again.
My Environment page
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My Writing Tips
The universe sings
As matter waltzes and jives
The dance of the stars
BLAST-OFF: The stardrive had become
so powerful there was no return. Blast
off incinerated all behind it. Thus,
the last starship left planet Earth.
Man ruled by Ego
Certainty of rightness rules
ROBO-BOSS: The trouble began when
androids were allowed to be Big Biz CEOs.
Society became a machine, people simply
cogs. Yes, in the 1980s it began.
MICROPEDIE IN 55 WORDS
Vagrancy – homelessness. A state increasing now as more mortage serfs realise home ownership is a con.
Value – worth, usually related in economic terms. The day we realise value comes from what benefit something has, we’ll know real worth.
Vandal – someone who destroys. Named after an invader. All invaders are vandals, especially latest Big Biz destruction of others’ meanings.
Blogger Bard says:
DASH: I know this is balder- Anyway,
must – or my hopes of writing properly
will be -ed … Going for punctuation
lessons you see so must –
HUB: At the hub of the universe the
flower wore sunglasses. Which made no
sense. Flowers had no eyes. Picasso,
the gatekeeper, said: ‘Exactly.’
GONE: He was locked out of the picture.
When it was painted he was sure he was
there. But art’s a living thing. And
she, the artist, had moved on.
by Anthony North
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