Tag: maps

Blogwash#1 – Hills and Headwinds

Life is a cycle ride. Would you rather cycle through it down-hill into the wind or up-hill with the wind behind you? Hills are predictable. As a kid, I would plot a route on a good old-fashioned map, and by marking off the contours create a vertical section of the terrain. It usually looked disappointingly…

Burning Issues – Geo-politics and Small Fires

With the inexorable rise of the internet, maybe the final resting place for the newspaper is in the kitchen. The morning after the presidential election, the Guardian’s updated political map of the USA lay casually across the kitchen table, like a multi-coloured tablecloth. Each state was a mosaic of reds and blues depending on their…