” we, in developed industrial societies and all aspiring, developing industrial societies, are recklessly plundering our planet’s natural resources in order to fuel economic growth; in pursuit of the cachet of success, of material wealth far beyond basic human needs of food, clothing and shelter.”
Book Review: ‘Red Moon’, Kim Stanley Robinson
“I found Red Moon a difficult book to get a handle on, but unexpectedly I found a way to approach it in a crime novel by Glasgow-based SF writer Angus McAllister, author of The Krugg Syndrome, The Canongate Strangler and more recently Cyber Puppets.”
An Energy Just Transition: Can Scotland Do It?
The Scottish Government wants to progress how Scotland produces and consumes its energy but to do that in a ‘Just’ way. It has published a draft Energy Strategy which it is now consulting on.
Emma Roddick MSP Reflecting on 2022
“Scotland’s growing range of fair and compassionate benefits is a testament to the country we strive to be.”
Sgathaich: Ultraman, Ultra Operation No.1
Ultraman is the second of the Ultra series by Tsubaraya productions and started in 1966.
“The Slovak Republic (now more regularly referred to as Slovakia) became an independent country on the 1st of January 1993 “
Sgathaich: Do it Yourself
“Do It Yourself is an original anime series, so it hasn’t been adapted from a manga or light novel (though a manga was made of it) so you jump into it unable to go look up what happens later… at least while it was airing.”
Sgathaich: Batman The Animated Series – Heart Of Ice
“Heart of Ice is the story of revenge, of tragedy, of how the selfish greedy acts by a man beloved in the public eye but rotten in reality, stole two lives. It is the story of Mr. Freeze.”
The referendum took place on the 23rd of December 1990 and the result was proclaimed on the 26th of December of that year recording the fact that 95% of the voters favoured the establishment of an independent and sovereign nation.
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