Monthly Archives: April 2011

Dales day out – with feeling

I love walking.  I also love the environment.  A couple of years ago I determined that to reduce my carbon footprint I would do as much of my walking from railway stations as possible.  I now have a few such … Continue reading

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Walk on a hot Spring day

It has not been the weather for blogging.  It has been gloriously hot and dry and when I have not been working I have been walking.  This week has included a walk along the hill above Wharfedale to Buckden Pike, … Continue reading

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Ethics, post-modernism and metaphysics

The major part of my work over the last two weeks has been preparing three lectures on ethics.  I can honestly say I enjoy this topic; how people should live with each other specifically, and with the environment in general, … Continue reading

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Spring and the re-birth of the land

Last weekend was beautiful.  The sun shone and temperatures reached 22 degrees Celsius, exceptionally warm for April.  I had booked Friday and Monday as holiday as well so I was able to take maximum advantage.  On Friday I went to … Continue reading

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Community radio

I was on community radio again yesterday.  It was very enjoyable; there were four of us in the studio; Nick, the show’s host, myself, Val, who like me represents the over 55s, and Juliette who represents the under 25s.  Juliette … Continue reading

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MMUBS Doctoral Symposium

I attended the MMU Business School Doctoral Symposium on Wednesday and Thursday.  I enjoyed the half dozen or so presentations I saw, and the introductory and plenary lectures.  It was a mixed bag really.  There were a couple of economic … Continue reading

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