Reading: Tom McCarthy - Transmission and the Individual Remix
I don’t write much about what I get up to outdoors, and this year the weather hasn’t helped; We have seen the wettest three month period (may, June, july) since records began. This year, my plan was to do lots of ’bikepacking’, so in March I bought the bike to do it (you may have seen some photos here) - a Salsa Fargo. The Fargo in its original from is a ’29er’, but with geometry to...
Reading: Vibrant Matter - Jane Bennett
Last weekend I attended the MEND*RS (from here on I’ll be referring to it as menders since doing the capital letters on my computer is a pain) conference in the lake district. I’ll spare you the description of the journey to the event - let’s just say that the weather made it difficult. The event took mending/repair as its inspiration, and assembled a diverse group of people...
I can’t even tell if this is a speculative fiction piece or real research, which is a wonderful thing. As of late, these - this is the most interesting area of ‘innovation’