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Climate and Ecological Emergency Declared By Highland Council

I am so pleased to be able to report this following a debate at The Highland Council today. It's the first time since I left that I really wanted to be in the chamber to contribute. The good news is that many councillors did contribute and contribute passionately and well. What started off as a … Continue reading Climate and Ecological Emergency Declared By Highland Council

Circles (circles of influence, circles of concern, & circles of Hell)

To start with the health warning #politicsklaxon #Brexit It’s been a quiet winter, quite clement for the north of Scotland where the rhythms of life have continued largely unaffected by much of the great affairs of state.  I’ve done my best not to get unduly drawn into the ongoing Brexit debate arguing that, while it … Continue reading Circles (circles of influence, circles of concern, & circles of Hell)

Why ‘Jean’s (sometimes inconvenient) Blog’?

Well I’ve been thinking about blogging for a while but the stumbling block has always been what to call it. Clever titles, linking to FB & Tw seamlessly and making sure that there was not something of a similar title (and not necessarily salubrious content) always defeated me. So I went back to first principles … Continue reading Why ‘Jean’s (sometimes inconvenient) Blog’?