Tag Archives: Exploration

The ecocide that wasn’t.

Back in my university days there was a book that passed hands with the same speed as No-Global leaflets, only with more enthusiastic reviews. It was Collapse, by American geographer and historian Jared Diamond, author of that Guns, Germs and … Continue reading

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The greatest journey of them all, or why we do need to explore space.

Today hasn’t been one of my most productive days at work, even for my own standards. The reason for this is quite simple: my mind was away from my job. Away from my desk, even away from this planet. In … Continue reading

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Northerly dispatches: getting to know Bergen.

I love Norway. Of all the Scandinavian countries, Norway is by far and large my favourite. As a history junkie and as a lover of underdogs, I simply adored how it was the Norse who came down from the fjords, … Continue reading

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