Thursday, March 24, 2016

Iceland really IS "all that and a bag of chips."

Iceland really IS "all that and a bag of chips."

I never believed I would be able to go, but a short-notice business trip have me the excuse.

I'm glad I went, and am tempted to return some summer!

Here are some evening photos from my last activity of the trip, a soak in the appropriately famous Blue Lagoon.

#iceland #bluelagoon

Sunday, March 6, 2016

"In 2010, during a London Assembly planning and housing committee meeting, Jenny Jones, from the Green party, said:...

"In 2010, during a London Assembly planning and housing committee meeting, Jenny Jones, from the Green party, said: 'It has taken us eight years to negotiate with More London so that we politicians can do a TV interview outside our own building.'"

Can you imagine your free speech being constrained because of property privatization?? Can you imagine how much worse it is if you aren't actually even in the government, as this speaker above is?

{I've been to the park in this photo, and had assumed it was public... but now realize may have been chased away had I stayed "too long" or had not been wearing office clothes.}

#public #publicspace #freespeech
http://www.theguardian.com/cities/2015/aug/04/pops-privately-owned-public-space-cities-direct-action?CMP=share_btn_tw

Awwwwww. #cephalopods

Awwwwww. #cephalopods
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-35736435