UPDATE, 04 Dec 20: Both said yes! At a meeting of the UN Commission on Narcotic Drugs (CND), to be held in Vienna, 2-4 December 2020, the UN will vote on a WHO (World Health Organisation) recommendation to remove cannabis from its list of illegal narcotics. While largely symbolic, such a move would make it…… Continue reading Will the US and UN deschedule cannabis? Top 5 reasons why they did
Everything is better after America fired Trump, a vaccine was announced, and our dog Sadie got a little puppy pal, Archie It’s been quite the roller coaster these past days! Or ‘end times’ as lots of Christian folks are calling November 2020. But, how could this be the biblical End of Days, when we have…… Continue reading Three reasons to believe in a better world: US election, vaccine, puppies Sadie and Archie
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David Attenborough and his emotional call to action David Attenborough has got to be one of the most-loved people in the world, and he’s part of the fabric of our lives. So his new Netflix film, A Life on Our Planet, comes at just the right time. Just when we think we’re finished, Attenborough delivers…… Continue reading David Attenborough has a must-watch film on Netflix, A Life on Our Planet
Americans don’t just choose a new President on November 3, 2020, they also vote to legalize cannabis Will 5 more US states legalize cannabis soon? Currently, 33 US states have legalized medical cannabis and 11 states have legalized cannabis for adult recreational use. On the November ballot, 5 states will put cannabis legalization to the…… Continue reading Who’s next to legalize cannabis? Are you ready to stand up?
Changing clocks, daylight savings, Franz Ferdinand We’re so used to changing the clocks for daylight savings every spring and fall. But why do we do it? Enjoying these October evenings? As summer slowly dies (northern hemisphere), those endless evenings have been gradually ebbing away, and our bodies and brains adjusting to the new normal of…… Continue reading Why do we change clocks, are daylight savings for environmental benefits?
I had the idea for Vampire Story a couple of years back, to tie Bram Stoker, author of Dracula, in with modern vampires living in Stoker’s hometown of Dublin. I didn’t realise how big the project would become. Making a film, even a short one, is a piece of work. Dozens of talented people, location permits, equipment hire,…… Continue reading Vampire kiss for you: shocking, free short film, soundtrack, ebook
Fire Trump: The US Presidential Election 2020 poses an existential threat to the planet A worsening climate crisis is one of the more visible legacies of Trump’s failures. If the US electorate doesn’t fire Trump, we are literally going to hell in a handbasket, brimming with anxiety and despair. We encourage all Americans to use…… Continue reading Why the world needs America to fire Trump
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Nationalism and nostalgia are evolutionary dead ends One positive from the pandemic struck me today. We’ve changed. We are focused on the future, the promise of a vaccine, the chance to enjoy and appreciate the things we took for granted just months ago. Think back, think about Trump and his MAGA desire to return to…… Continue reading How to build Utopia: Goodbye nostalgia, hello future!
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Time to switch to bamboo toothbrushes Bamboo toothbrushes are awesome. They feel much more pleasant and natural in your mouth, they help sustain jobs in many interesting places, you can easily write your name on them, and they biodegrade completely after use! From the UN Global Goals: Did you know that 1 billion toothbrushes are…… Continue reading How to start saving the world with one bamboo toothbrush
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Ireland’s unelected leader poses a risk to democracy in Ireland Ireland’s new prime minister was part of the crooked Government that destroyed the economy a decade ago, is a career politician from a right-wing bubble, and was not selected by the Irish electorate. This situation poses a real risk to democracy in Ireland. How did…… Continue reading Democracy at risk in Ireland
So you want to get your book published? You’ve always wanted to get your book published, but you just never had the time, right? So, now that we’re in a pandemic and can’t do shit, you feel that this is your moment? Good for you! So let’s get your writing out into the world! First…… Continue reading How to get your book published. Write like George Orwell, scifi, fantasy
Is weed (AKA marijuana or cannabis) legal in Ireland? In a word, no. Medical cannabis is becoming more widely accepted as having value for many patients, and access is slowly being relaxed. We’re still waiting for recreational cannabis legalisation. You can share your opinions on whether cannabis/weed/marijuana should be made legal in Ireland by taking…… Continue reading Why Ireland should legalise cannabis in 2021