Monthly Archives: March 2009

Marathon training part 3

21.3.09 Woke up and the last thing I wanted to do today was run 18 miles. Running these long distances is becoming as much a psychological challenge as a physical one! After a busy week at work I would have much preferred sitting in the sunshine with the papers eating a yummy breakfast, not running […]

Organisations and Social Change

“If you give me a fish You have fed me for a day. If you teach me to fish Then you have fed me until The river is contaminated or the shoreline seized for development. But if you teach me To organize Then whatever the challenge I can join together with my peers And we […]

World Water Crisis

"Mixed cropping is the best method" Originally uploaded by Find Your Feet “Mixed cropping is the best method. Every crop does something to the soil and helps others to grow, either by providing safety against insects or enriching the soil with leaf fall. Further, we feel secure in the thought that if one crop fails […]

Marathon Training part 2

17.3.09 Woohoo, nearly upto £1000 on my justgiving page! Entries for the FYF pub quiz on the 6th April coming in thick and fast. Plans for the beginner’s swing class taking shape – don’t know whether i’m fool to hold this before the marathon. Would be just my luck to twist my ankle in the […]

Marathon training part 1

11.3.09 Woke up to sunshine and set off for a 15 mile run with a spring in my step! Decided that with these longer runs it’s just no fun repeating the same route twice so planned a route that took me all over London. Beginning at Kentish Town, I followed the Canal up to Regent’s […]

Flora London Marathon

Alex always wanted to run a Marathon Originally uploaded by Find Your Feet Our amazing Flora London Marathon team 2009 have been training through wind and snow all winter, and have been running ‘training runs’ all over the country. With April 26th just around the corner, and training and fundraising stepping up more than a […]

Dialogue between science and traditional knowledge

I came across this really interesting article by UNESCO’s Koichiro Matsuura.”G20 nations must address the most pressing issue of our time.” At a World Food Programme summit, Gordon Brown said he will try to negotiate a new fund to help the world’s poorest through the economic downturn at April’s G20 meeting. Yet increased funding will […]

Adapting to Climate Change

Adapting to Climate Change Originally uploaded by Find Your Feet “It has never rained like this before. It has always rained, but before, it was timely. Now it is untimely – it is hot when it used to be cold, and raining when it used to be hot. It is because our practices have changed […]