so it seems that stopping flying is finally becoming cool, perhaps now i won’t get that ‘crazy-eyed’ look when people discover i don’t fly.
i’ve not flown since 2007, but i’m signing up to the pledge now to give my support
for me, the best thing about stopping flying was seeing all the wonderful thing in-between when i traveled.
i saw how there are very few stark differences form one place to another – but rather than culture, attitudes and appearances change gradually with location; and that there are many more thing in common than we’d think.
there is much more to discover outside of the airport/cosmopolitan world of city-hopping!
i came across this via an article on ‘the guardian’, which says it all much better than i ever could 😀
how about you?
Newest member of the family 😀
“Consciousness is a factor in every aspect of the multiverse. Quantum math needs a viewpoint, or it doesn’t work. Just try to remember not to confuse consciousness with ego. Two completely different things – and of the two, ego’s the disposable one.”
Neil Gaiman, InterWorld
Wow, this really struck a chord with me.
seen on the streets of Coimbra. there is a lot of (student/youth?) opposition to the dramatic rise in tourism here. a city with a lot of graffiti messages – for once i wish there was just a bit more art…
(view along the Mondego river)
Long weekend in Gerês trekking, picnicking, relaxing and having fun.
A couple of us have been working for a month or two now to create an online database of needs for people who were badly hit by the fires. This covers the whole of the interior of Central Portugal. The idea is for donors and helpers to be able to focus on finding exactly what people are looking for to put their lives back together again.
Please use it and share it!
I have developed a WordPress Plugin for running the Needs Database – if you require something similar please ask and i will share it.