...it hits the fan in 3 days
So this is the downsized version of my blog ambitions, though to be honest it's probably quite good that my website couldn't haul its sorry self online in time, because it was looking a little shoddy... At least now I have time to make it beautiful before you all get to see it.
So... I leave in 3 days time on my epic and increasingly daft-seeming bicycle journey around the country, laughably under-prepared, hopelessly over-budget and severely lacking in fitness. But it's not all bad news, I have a bike, a tent, a stove and at least some of the people I'm visiting know I'm coming... the rest will just have to be pleasantly surprised!
For anyone who doesn't already know (I must have banged on about it enough by now but you never know...) I'm off to investigate attempts being made by people in this country to live sustainably (ie meeting their needs without compromising the ability of future generations to meet theirs) and mitigate the threats of climate change (which was my starting point)... and other impending disasters. Other impending disasters such as the predicted peak oil crisis and subsequent collapse of the global economy, neatly summed up here by Schnews. I know some of you will be thinking it's all lefty econspiracy theorising and warrants about as much attention as David Icke and his lizards... and I hope you're right. Unfortunately, I think the general scientific consensus is a bit too, well, general really.
So, what you gonna do when your well runs dry? As I said, I have a bike, a tent and a stove... that uses petroleum fuel. Shit. Oh well, let's just enjoy the summer while it's here...