"[This book] is a straight-talking, clearly referenced, scientific guide. It will not pretend that the climate crisis is not all that bad nor will it propose that simply remembering to turn off the lightbulb is sufficient climate action. It will tell it like it is. And it will only offer action items that make a highly significant difference. No speculative theories. No time-wasting. No BS."
Recipes from John Torode's travels in Australia and the Far East
The UK are in full swing of the Extinction Rebellion protests at the moment, and this is the time (though it should’ve started much earlier) to educate ourselves and start putting pressure on those who can actually make a difference.
By Megan Thomas It has taken me long enough, hasn't it? But I didn't want to bombard you, readers (mom), with the whole experience in one go - it's all about strategic posts, you see. Or at least, that's my story and I'm sticking to it. My final event at the Edinburgh International Book Festival…
"I know that a choice is presenting itself. I can play the squeamish Westerner, protect the delicate flora of my intestinal tract and offend a bunch of festive animists. Or I can be another person, a different Susan – a fearless explorer embracing with open hands and open heart a strange new world."
Discussion and presentation by Anita Anand on her new book, “The Patient Assassin”, at the Edinburgh International Book Festival.
Discussion with Sue Perkins on her new book, East of Croydon, at the Edinburgh International Book Festival.