The terrifying, world-altering power of every tiny decision you make

As you’ll know from every movie, cartoon, TV show and book with a time travel plot, the seemingly small decisions we make on a daily basis can have a surprising amount of influence on the future. It’s the ripple/butterfly/domino effect – whatever you want to call it. With every choice, a tiny lever clicks into…

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Fine, eat animals if you must but don’t support factory farming

Some time at the end of 2018, I ate my last piece of bacon. Never again in my life would a piece of delicious fried flesh pass between my lips…and do I have any regrets? Only that I didn’t do it sooner. Vegetarianism came to me quite late (I was 28 when I finally made…

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Save Japan’s whales, kill the politicians

Japan has just announced that it’s leaving the International Whaling Commission to resume commercial hunting in July 2019.

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How to measure the world in blue whales

No one likes imperial measurements, some of us don’t even like metric. Word has it the new unit on the block is the blue whale. As you’ll know if you’ve read my two previous posts, I was made redundant this week so I’ve got a little extra time on my hands. This is why I’ve…

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