Tag Archives: Barbara Adam

Clock punching

Good to remember that something as “natural” as time is not so natural… The failure of France and Russia to radically alter the calendar to suit their national requirements has to be appreciated in the context of changes in time … Continue reading

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Permanent Global Summertime up the wazoo

I’ve long liked and tried to pass on Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall’s concept of “Permanent Global Summertime.” It accurately describes how we Westerners now live our lives through a-seasonal (or supra-seasonal?) supermarket shopping. And so, while reading Barbara Adam‘s rather good book … Continue reading

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