The end of economic growth?

Fossil fuel depletion, and an awareness that these fuels have negative environmental impacts and economic consequences are lending credence to the notion of an ‘end of economic growth’.   We have been growing on borrowed time. Alternative energy resources will need massive investment and decades of innovation and refinement before they can come anywhere near pluggingContinue reading “The end of economic growth?”

Return of the Sun

‘Return of the Sun’: Witness Greenland’s First Dawn of the Year Set against the expansive and iridescent landscape of Northern Greenland, Glen Milner and Ben Hilton’s touching short film visits the annual sun-welcoming ritual of the country’s Inuit population, which celebrates the dawn after more than 40 days of complete winter darkness. Return of theContinue reading “Return of the Sun”

Vintage: Incredible pictures of people and places from another age

This collection is from various sources but is united by the overarching theme, Vintage London. The images here range in time from the start of the 1920s to 1945. Looking back at cityscapes reminds us how human in scale our cities once were. The clothes, well, that’s a matter of opinion . . . I’mContinue reading “Vintage: Incredible pictures of people and places from another age”