As a species it is probably fair to say that we don't always have the answers. Thanks to giant leaps in scientific discovery, we often find that just because something has become "normal", it doesn't always mean that it was right.
Whilst I try to send you off on your weekends with something to inspire you, a phrase caught our attention this week that required further investigation. A long while ago I wrote about why nothing ever changes. Whilst human nature is a big part of it, the symbiotic relationship between the economy and motoring is … Continue reading The Motoring Industrial Complex
If you've been inspired by Ronde van Vlaanderen and classics like Gent–Wevelgem here are some pavé roads we've cobbled together that are right on our door step here in South Wales.
The council has just published its transport and clean air green paper and is seeking comments from all of us on some of the ideas it is putting forward. A far cry from the frankly dismal Economic green paper we've already talked about, this document has some genuinely interesting ideas for how we can change … Continue reading Cardiff’s Transport and Clean Air Green Paper
Cardiff may be a fairly new city in the grand scheme of things, but thanks to the changing needs of the population over the past two centuries it has become a collection of different ideas, all somehow blended together. Whilst some ideas may have made sense at the time, others should be consigned to history and forgotten.
There’s a scene in the Matrix where Keanu Reeves’ character Neo is in a crowd of people pushing and shoving, when suddenly a beautiful woman in a red dress walks past, catching his eye.
One thing the snow can give us is a sense of perspective. Just like at Christmas, everything stops. We stay at home; we spend time with our families and we get out and walk places. Our world falls silent.
At a time when the UK is quietly losing its mind about a bit of snow, a bit of perspective is always helpful.
The council is currently consulting on its economic green paper. It's a roadmap that aims to boost the various zones around Cardiff that have developed over the years.
One of the most frustrating things about life is the ongoing battle for understanding. Words are incredibly powerful, but when you can't find the right one your message can be lost, or worse still, misconstrued. However, language can also be misused and manipulated, either deliberately or accidentally. This seems to be particularly prevelant in the … Continue reading Why language is important…