Ivashko Medvedko at Chagfood

I’ve always thought that if there’s one flaw in the concept of Community Supported Agriculture, it’s the lack of Russian folktales. So tomorrow evening, Rima and I shall be remedying this state of affairs by telling this summer’s tour-piece, Ivashko Medvedko, at the remarkable entity that is Chagfood, as part of their day of Harvest… Continue reading Ivashko Medvedko at Chagfood

We Present :: Ivashko Medvedko

I was going to tell you about this summer’s journey to the far north-west of these islands, when Rima and I took the Ivashko Medvedko show on the road. I was going to make you marvel at tales of our adventures and cause you to gasp with reverence at the beauty of Scotland. I was… Continue reading We Present :: Ivashko Medvedko

Russia dumped 17 nuclear reactors and tons of nuclear waste in the Arctic over decades

Originally posted on Earth First! Newswire:
by Charles Digges / Bellona.org Enormous quantities of decommissioned Russian nuclear reactors and radioactive waste were dumped into the Kara Sea in the Arctic Ocean north of Siberia over a course of decades, according to documents given to Norwegian officials by Russian authorities and published in Norwegian media. Bellona…

A quick note from the road

We told the tale of Ivashko Medvedko in Moffat on Friday night in the lovely Old Well theatre and it was excellent, if I do say so myself. Then, on Saturday, we told it again near Lochmaben, where we’ve been hosted by our friends Dougie and Em Strang and their wonderful, spirited family. Word is… Continue reading A quick note from the road

Wagon Steps and Damp Footprints of June

June has crept damply by, some dream-thing leaving its wet footprints on our floors. I don’t know what it was, but it didn’t smell good – it was like a fever, like a set of convulsions in water. My, my, it has rained! But the fever was not just the water pouring, dripping, danking down… Continue reading Wagon Steps and Damp Footprints of June