Far too sensible for anyone in position to make it happen, to make it happen.
Another great post from Chris Smaje, and how about those comments?
The reason that you see farmers nowadays with combines and not with scythes is because energy and capital are cheap, labour is dear, and most people don’t work the land. Like it or not, I think all this is going to change in the future.
I had a scythe once. I loved that thing, and the sheer joy of becoming skilled in using it and keeping it sharp.
Wow! Great read from Lisa Charlotte Rost on colours in visualisations. I have a lot of work to do ...
What this really needs, for me, is a largish piece of paper tucked into the physical book, which I have done, in the past. The insight is to procss those notes later in the day.
“Are you still there? Mum?”
I kept my voice steady. I didn’t show that I was crying
“Moschatel. Adoxa moschcatellina, is the Latin name but I think I taught you town hall clock.”