New year, old idea ?

A new year always provokes thoughts of what has gone and what is to come. The news media, feeding our liking for the comfort of the repetition of the annual cycle, devote much space in January to this kind of reflection, which often seems not to change much from one year to the next. I… Continue reading New year, old idea ?

Slowing London Down

The Slow Movement comes to London next week. 'Slow Down London', running from 24th April to 4th May, will provide a variety of events to 'help us challenge the cult of speed and appreciate the world around us'. My doctoral student, Liz Poirier, who is doing her PhD on a theory of 'slow information', will… Continue reading Slowing London Down