• A Sailor Sews

    I really enjoy sewing - I will sew until my body hurts.

    Naturally, I am surprised that I like sewing, yes we had an old singer cast-iron sewing machine in the house when I was a kid, but the 19th century machine with a massive foot powered flywheel was just a decoration.

    Dinghy Chaps, Tank and Engine Covers

    Dinghy Chaps, Tank and Engine Covers

    But now, living on Ad Astra full-time, fabric - specifically canvas is a central building material for this salty living.
    With hindsight, I should have seen sewing coming - I love crafting! In any RPG I play, I really get into crafting. The game we are creating as a family has crafting as the central play loop.

  • An Outline of a Solution to Climate Change and Politics

    Already 1C Adding 2B more people by 2050 Every economy must grow by 2-4% per year half before 2030, and go carbon-neutral by 2050 Must have a world-wide enforced carbon tax https://www.wired.com/story/we-need-massive-change-to-avoid-climate-hell/?mbid=social_fb_sci http://www.ipcc.ch/report/sr15/ The New York Times summary of the latest UN Report on Climate Change Shared Socioeconomic Pathways “Without societal transformation and rapid implementation of ambitious greenhouse gas reduction measures, pathways to limiting warming to 1.5°C and achieving sustainable development will be exceedingly difficult, if not impossible, to achieve (high confidence)”