Monthly Archives: April 2014

Upcoming Event: “Who Runs our Public Services?” #Manchester Mon 28th April

A couple of weeks ago the Manchester Evening News published some letters (including mine) in response to the privatisation of rubbish collection by Manchester City Council. Close readers of MCFly will have realised that, when it comes to climate plan … Continue reading

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Feeding #Manchester 15 and Sustainable Food Strategies…

Ahead of the 15th “Feeding Manchester” gathering – this Thurs, 24th, at the Briton’s Protection Pub from 6pm, Contact chris@kindling.org.uk if you want to go (I think they may be fully booked?) – here’s some gentle questions MCFly fired off. … Continue reading

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“Ooh, we can’t do anything until we have a perfect plan”. Not off topic at all…

No battleplan survives contact with the enemy. Inspired by the update part of this. From dilbert.com And this one is pretty good too. Four years. What have they been DOING for FOUR YEARS???

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Off-topic: Planting potatoes and felling fences in Moss Side, South #Manchester

When not sobbing in the corner because of the latest Steering Group/City Council incompetence and/or inaction, I sometimes do useful stuff at the Moss Side Community Allotment. In late March we planted some ‘taters… And the fence is (slowly) coming … Continue reading

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Do Polar Bears sh*t in the Arctic? And what does it teach us about #climate?

Is nothing sacred?  Does not our poor Polar Bear even get to take a crap in privacy??  Apparently not, 🙂

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Twitter Q&A with IPCC co-chair, Tues April 22nd #climate

From here.  My chat will begin “Hi Chris, will anyone be interested in IPCC AR9, or will we be fighting over who to eat next?” LONDON: You can chat live to Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) co-chair Chris Field in … Continue reading

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Letters in#Manchester Evening News abt waste collection (privatised) and #airport expansion + #climate

Today   Last Friday, 11th April.  

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