After The Deluge… Part 1: Slow Train

Ffestiniog Railway - c1900

Following on from my little rant in the last couple of posts - too many 'Whys'?? - about our culture's obsession with speed, at the price of quality of life and experience, I thought I would start a series of articles on what I imagine post-apocalyptic life and technology might look like, starting with travel… Continue reading After The Deluge… Part 1: Slow Train

The Need For Speed… Part 1

blurred cars in city street

Photo by Alex Powell from Pexels Why is speed and the ability to act or think quickly so prized? Speed of movement is itself intoxicating - we all love the rush from a very fast car or the shove a plane gives us at take-off, but why? Is it simply that fast movement is rare and often threatening… Continue reading The Need For Speed… Part 1