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4 Organic Food - a glossary of environmental euphemisms

Organic food – a glossary #4

“Is organic food any better for you?”, people ask, as if that’s the only worthwhile question to ask. A follow up question …

2 Biodiversity - a glossary of environmental euphemisms

Biodiversity – a glossary #2

Biodiversity is a pretentious term used by people who want to sound as if they understand something that you don’t. Usually, using …

1 Conservation - a glossary of environmental euphemisms

Conservation – a glossary #1

Conservation sounds like it should be a good thing, a thing with which everyone agrees. We all want to conserve the natural …

Edward Everard - The Hall of Einar - photograph (c) David Bailey (not the)

Edward Everard

I worked in Bristol for several years and frequently diverted my route across the city to see the Edward Everard building. Everard …

Tivoli - The Hall of Einar - The Hall of Einar - photograph (c) David Bailey (not the)

A Tivoli view

I loved our trip to Tivoli. This view through the ancient doorways of the Renaissance masterpiece is particularly effective, especially when you …

Tivoli - The Hall of Einar - The Hall of Einar - photograph (c) David Bailey (not the)

Tivoli

I love this photograph from our trip to Villa d’Este in Tivoli. The breathtaking 16th Century gardens are enough to take the …

Drops on the railway bridge - The Hall of Einar - photograph (c) David Bailey (not the)

Under the bridge

It’s raining so we take shelter under the bridge. No, not the multi-million pound club in the grounds of Chelsea Football Club; …

Antonella Papa - The Hall of Einar - photograph (c) David Bailey (not the)

Grotesque

It was my birthday this week and unusually I’ve been able to see my birthday present being made in front of me. …

War Memorial - The Hall of Einar - photograph (c) David Bailey (not the)

The woman with sausages

Listen to artists. It doesn’t matter that you don’t understand them yet. Listen to them; then do what they suggest. They have …

Teignmouth - The Hall of Einar - photograph (c) David Bailey (not the)

A Teignmouth evening

I’ve been coming to Teignmouth and Shaldon in South Devon since I was a child. We would have two weeks holiday in …

Beachy Head - The Hall of Einar - photograph (c) David Bailey (not the)

Life

Life is precious. One of the most emotional experiences for me in 2017 was a visit to Beachy Head. I was there …

Bristol - The Hall of Einar - photograph (c) David Bailey (not the)

Bristol and the Colston bun

I’ve spent a few days in Bristol city centre recently, going to music and theatre events and wandering around with my camera. …

Plastic Bottles - The Hall of Einar - photograph (c) David Bailey (not the)

A billion bottles a day

Last year we used well over a billion plastic bottles a day. Fewer than half of these bottles were collected for recycling. …

The Hall of Einar - photograph (c) David Bailey (not the)

Accademicals

They say that a journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step. That may have been true in the times …