Peugeot release patio heaters for cars

Posted on May 17, 2009 by Andy Middleton No Comments

These clowns have designed a patio heater for open tops that means you can drive in the snow with the roof down. At least patios didn’t move when they were being heated. Trying to heat a 60mph car with no roof is not good design. Not Do. Don’t.


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Carbon Management

Posted on May 16, 2009 by Andy Middleton No Comments

Cambridge Programme for Sustainable Leadership have just co-published (with BITC) a useful guide, Carbon Management – A Practical Guide for Service Providers that’s available for download here. With recent and anecdotal research suggesting that many organisations haven’t even considered, yet along made a strategic commitment to carbon reduction, this is a valuable read.


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BAFTA Double

Posted on May 16, 2009 by Andy Middleton No Comments

Congratulations to ex Pembrokeshire lad and sometime local surfer Steve Robinson who has just picked up a BAFTA for his Indus Films for Bruce Parry’s Amazon.  Sometime TYF Adventure playmate Paul Cripps’ Amazonas Explorer ran the logisitcs for the first programme, including some scary medi-vac for a sick film crew. Well done both.


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On the up, and up

Posted on May 16, 2009 by Andy Middleton No Comments

Update from Franny Armstrong, Director of the Age of Stupid: Hello, Have sidetracked to my brother’s house in Boston for some Auntie R&R (yeah sure, with 4 kids, 2 cats, 1 dog and 2 hermit crabs, very relaxing), before the big NGO summit in Washington DC on Monday (meeting 16 of the US’s biggest climate [...]


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Making farming cool again

Posted on May 10, 2009 by Andy Middleton No Comments

Michael Pollan is one of the clearest, most compelling advocates to common sense approach to food than pretty much anyone else that I’ve come across. There’s an excellent download of hos talk, available for free, just here. Good background reading for anyone coming to play at Hay on Earth this year.


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Fancy a Flutter

Posted on May 10, 2009 by Andy Middleton No Comments

The Clock of the Long Now is a short, thought provoking book that’s worth a read sometime soon. One interesting project that’s spun off the Long Now Foundation’s website is also something worth keeping an eye on. You can take bets and make prodictions against people ranging from Kevin Kelly to Warren Buffet. You’ll need [...]


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Take your eyes off the road

Posted on May 10, 2009 by Andy Middleton No Comments

Take your eyes off the road from Andy Middleton on Vimeo. It’s getting ever more important to find ways to connect to wider communities, and find out what’s going on in the next field. It’s easier sometimes than others, and this moment of awareness in the Gwaun Valley in Pembrokeshire whilst on an 80m  tour [...]


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