Tag Archives: Monbiot

Erecting fences and divided visions for our national parks

In a week when I was inspired to see the passion and energy coming out of the Re-imagine London Event as part of the campaign to make London a National City park, an age old argument is re-emerging in another … Continue reading

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Results – Lake District Futures Project

I am delighted that at the end of five months of fascinating discussions, slightly less fascinating hours battling with spreadsheets, academic articles and statistics, I have completed my project and am in the position to be able to share the … Continue reading

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After Take That and Before George Monbiot… I’ve made it!

This morning I was lucky enough to be on BBC Radio Cumbria talking about my Lake District Project.  I was fence sitting like a good ‘un, trying to maintain the academic rigour but also because I genuinely feel there are … Continue reading

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Questionnaires up and running

First day in the new office, and it has to be said that it beats the dingy basement computer room where I have spent most of the last two weeks. First day as well out in the Lakes handing out … Continue reading

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Top 10 continued!

Here’s numbers 5 to 10 of my top ten facts, thoughts and meanderings: 5 – What to conserve and why – if the key to finding solutions is defining the problem, and a problem is the need to move from … Continue reading

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A simple life…

I didn’t really think about it, I didn’t consider my thoughts, or emotions, I just kind of blurted out, because I knew it was true, “I love mountains”…  Luckily my friend, caught up in the same emotions and quite used … Continue reading

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I ate a blackberry – and I liked it…

A cycle ride on the Isle of Wight may hardly be the wilds of nature – but a recent pootle out on the bikes gave me pause to think about wild places and conservation – it was the perfect preparation … Continue reading

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