Trying New Modes Of Transport – Days 24 & 25 of Low Carbon Living

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Days 24 & 25 of 365 Days Of Low Carbon Living.

How do we get out of our ruts, the same ways of thinking and doing things?

I find consciously undertaking a challenge far more effective than just deciding to ‘try’ to change.

Telling other people that I am doing it – and then recording my experience takes it to a new Continue reading

Advocacy Gets Results: Stepping Up To Make A Difference

I’m feeling chuffed.Young casually-dressed woman showing how pleased she is

Let me tell you why.

Last year, my local parliament began an Inquiry into Vulnerable Road Users. ‘Vulnerable road users’ are us when we aren’t inside the steel of a car, van or truck – such as when we are walking, riding a bicycle or motorbike.

The parliamentary committee called for ‘public submissions’.  That means that anyone can send their views in.

So I did. Continue reading