Month: October 2019

Snowpocalypse Ireland

“Don’t worry,” I told my girlfriend.  “There are a lot eighteen year-olds that live around us.  They’ll get eaten first.” Preparing for the zombie apocalypse is one of my side hobbies.  When I drift out of a conversation usually it is because I’m evaluating the surrounding space and considering how to bolster it against the Read More


Sometimes the only way to know what the younger generation is into is to do what they do. Read More

Explaining agricultural politics

A Quick and Overly-Simple Explanation of Global Agricultural Politics

The world is smaller than it was several generations ago.  It is often said that if a butterfly flaps its wings in Brazil it could cause a tornado in Texas, suggesting just how globally connected our existence can be.  It might have been that those winds would have passed over our grandfathers and left them Read More

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