Whoop! Whoop! I am OVERWEIGHT!!

I stepped (staggered, actually) onto the scales an hour ago. 115.2kg blinked up at me. "Fry up!" I peremptorily bellowed to (feebly whispered in the direction of) The Wife, who has been her usual amazing supportive self throughout this delardification effort. When I crawl in the door, dehydrated and incoherent, there's a pint glass of... Continue Reading →

No fry-up yet – sad emoticon….25th April – delardification post

Another week, another blog post about what has (and has not) been achieved) This one covers weight lossnew fitness gigsreading and researching I've done First the numbers ParameterNumbers and burblingsWeight last week117.7 (on Monday, after 12 laps)Weight this week117.1 (Sunday, after 12 laps)Weight loss (or gain obvs)0.6kgsKgs to target (100kg: not the hardest calculation ever)17.2Percentage... Continue Reading →

Academic self-delusion

A while back (as in, I wrote this blog post hot, but didn't post it straight away because I don't want to commit "career" suicide) I attended back-to-back zoom meetings. The first promised to be on a crucial question about how we respond to escalating social, political and environmental crises. All the right theorists got... Continue Reading →

Accelerating transitions: Elon Musk announces Model TIS, says Model MLP not viable

Scholars of socio-technical transitions and transformations were stunned today as entrepreneur and self-appointed “Techno-king” Elon Musk took sides in a long-running academic debate. Speaking from an undisclosed location (rumoured to be somewhere on Earth, but unconfirmed at present), Musk tweeted The tweet has caused equal parts consternation and delight in the sustainability transitions research network,... Continue Reading →

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