Don’t hate your parents- climate change and the generation question

This is part one on a series on climate change and different adaptive and regenerative strategies. Climate change and the many challenges it will bring is a very complex and multifaceted topic. As most people should know by now, it’s caused by an abundance of certain gases in the atmosphere that insulate the planet a … Read moreDon’t hate your parents- climate change and the generation question

5 lessons I learned from beehives

I visited the German bee museum in Weimar last week. It was founded in 1910 by Ferdinand Gerstung. Gerstung was a big deal in the early twentieth century beekeeping world and introduced the concept of “the bien”. The “Bien” considered the whole hive-super-organism instead of focusing on the individual bees. While bees are totally amazing and I … Read more5 lessons I learned from beehives

Eight reasons why I love bicycle touring

My cycling history Originally I was inspired to cycle on holidays by a book that my dad gave me about the tour around the equator by Tilmann Waldthaler.  The guy is something of an original in the cycle touring world, starting to cycle in the 70s, when there weren’t many around and you had to make the … Read moreEight reasons why I love bicycle touring

Why it’s important to be articulate

The way humans communicate is a very inefficient process called language. We don’t think about the miracle of speech very often but the way it works is pretty incredible. I have no better way of expressing it, so let’s quote the great Tim Urban: “The next time you’re talking to someone, I want you to stop … Read moreWhy it’s important to be articulate