The movie “Home” by Yann Arthus-Bertrand

Yann Arthus-Bertrand is releasing a free to download movie on June 5th (Friday). I will be making a point of downloading it the moment it’s released and am REALLY looking forward to seeing it.

Yann is a passionate talker who’s very much interested in the caring and conservation of the Planet we all live on.

“We don’t want to believe what we know is true” is one of the quotes from a recent TED talk about his photojournalism that really struck me. It’s very sobering to hear that statement. I’m hearing more spokespeople for the environment regardless of their chosen profession making more stark, real and simple warnings about the ignorance of the efforts of the conservation organisations and climate change professionals.

I’ll post a review of the movie Saturday morning after I’ve watched “Home” and I hope it’s going to be a positive write up. I’m sure the movie will be beautiful if not somewhat depressing. Seems to be part of the bag these days though, noone’s taking any serious bloody notice, people are really struggling to find anything positive to spin about the events and predictions of the future climate.

I’m reading Lovelock’s new book “The vanishing face of Gaia – A final Warning” at the moment and will post my thoughts on that too after the weekend.

Peace and Out.

UPDATE  – I forgot to post the link to Yann’s site.. Go here

Survival School

I’ve booked myself and my housemate up on a 3 day Survival Course in late July with Trueways Survival School. I had originally intended to do the 5 dayer in Cumbria, but sense came back to me and I realised that 3 days and in the New Forest would be a good enough taster for trying out the Schools teachings and it’s a 45 minute drive rather than the half a days worth of driving it would have taken me to get to the Cumbria course!

Still, really looking forward to learning some crafts and stuff.. not so sure about eating ze worm and that, but it’s all about Survival innit! 🙂