taught my generation that winning was possible. The greatest gift.
yes - just listened to nkosi sikele on YouTube ....all those ideals and emotions. And still so much to fight for!
Still remember when we chanted Free NM and stood outside SA house. Its the end of an era, but his strength will remain within us!!
Legends never die.
Nelson will always be our endless source of .
May his soul rest in peace.
@frasierandniles of course burvcan I first enquire what your real name may be? And have a proper email address to respond?
Sorry to hear about the crash in Glasgow. Hope not many are badly hurt! Our thoughts with all their families and friends!
All support staff deserve decent work terms & conditions, a national pay structure!They are qualified professionals and have my full support
@waggs_world Planning to spend a day at the winter festival!
Thanks to for invite to speak evening with @waggs_world. Lovely to learn too about . Excellent Qs!
With the Co-op trouble I'm asking Camden to include ethical criteria from C to labour rights in its new choice of bankers!
park Managed to have good chat about local shops on our high street! Concluded that more cycling & walking would really help!
Good to hear that Tufnell Park Cycle to Schools going strong! So good for health and wellbeing!
good to hear that planning committee turned down plans to convert old New End nursing home into luxury housing! Well done.
Barnet roads much too fast! Let's hope 20mph and a few more ped xings catches on!
Pls circulate to Camden + Barnet folk, - 20mph on North End Rd - and sign. V. dangerous.
Just watched Borgen. Brilliant! When is the next one?
New End: Plans to replace former nurses' homes with £7m luxury flats are thrown out by planning chiefs
: Don't hold to anger, hurt or pain. They steal your energy and keep you from love.
Don't hold to anger, hurt or pain. They steal your energy and keep you from love.
Did a video clip on busking yesterday! Opposed the unnecessary and oppressive Camden licensing regime.
Walked round Gospel Oak to see planned redevelopment - private houses for sale in pockets of green space. Mustn't accept this destruction!
Life is about moving on, accepting changes and looking forward to what makes you stronger and more complete.
Two amazing jobs with Campaigns Director and Fundraising & Operations Director
Stop looking for reasons to be unhappy. Focus on the things you do have, and the reasons you should be happy.
Excellent printmakers exhibition in HLSI, Highgate. Continues till 28 Nov. definitely worth the trip!
Colin Pullman says his family, who are stranded in northern Cebu, "have no power, no shelter, no water or food, they're living like animals"
People in Philippines with no food and water. In NY £140m spent on Bacon painting and £20m on ring. Didn't they think of a donation?Shocked!
Also pleased to hear about work on adult education. We need an even bigger focus on this with our ageing population.
Good to hear from
Cllr Ali about getting young people into education, employment & training. Reduced NEETs from abt 600 to 400.
Please help our friends in the Philippines by purchasing a print () or donate here: x
Brilliant Monbiot article on how corporations have captured democratic process & made politics a turn-off for most.
Philippines firmly connects Haiyan to climate change: powerful address to Warsaw climate talks by Seb Yano
Debating Lab's proposal to require busking across the borough to be licensed. Entirely disproportionate to the problem!
Cllr Vincent announces that Lambs Conduit St, Holborn is best street in the country with indep shops etc!
Full Council begins with moving session from looked after children. We are their corporate parents - real responsibility!
Typhoon Haiyan: Philippines urges action to resolve climate talks deadlock:
Sorry about the weight loss advice. Don't know a lot about this except get yourself a bike and find a huge amounts of things to keep busy!
Lovely to catch some time today at cafe on Swains Lane and at Farmers Market on edge of Hampstead Heath. Feel very lucky to live here!
Great day at Greener Homes event, Parliament Hill School organised by formidable team: Edwards, Harrison & Jones in conjunction with Camden!
The Sun quietly admits printing nonsense about the poor and immigrants
The answer must be more reuse and a circular economy. No need for huge waste processing plants and landfill!
6 million people die annually because of exposure to indoor and outdoor air pollution. Blog:
Climate change will pose sharp risks to world’s food supply in coming decades.
See you TODAY at at Parliament Hill Sch 11-4. Warmer homes+lowerbills. Coffee from Cafe Santiago. Pls RT
RT? A free event on how to prepare your home for winter at Parliament Hill School this Saturday
Pleased to meet with North London Waste Authority today. They took my report CNJ published about reuse very seriously! Will make changes!
Yes apparently living in cemetery - escaped somehow. Very exciting to have wild animals in Dartmouth Park!
Great to see Germany reach 59% renewable power. Yes. 59%. No typos.
Why no good news story of offshore wind success in practically full production throughout storm , no damage. Imagine coverage of an accident
Wallaby at the bottom of my street this morning. Amazing!!
wallaby hopped down our street this morning! - RT : Wallaby / Kangaroo roaming Dartmouth park: VIDEO
In life you are either a passenger or a pilot, it's your choice. -Unknown
Please come to the Greener Homes Event this Saturday 2nd November from 11am - 4pm @ Parli Hill School, Highgate Rd.
Interesting that US was settled under Homestead Act which gave 160 acres/family to improve land use from 1862 -270m acres used-10% of US
I heard Islington will pay LLW from April on home care. Best check if it will happen. Poss with negot + some extra funding.
They said couldn't afford LLW and not best value. Apparently Islington Council are to introduce from April.
on LLW, lots of promises and aspirations by Lab Cllrs for 2 years time.
Labour Cllrs would not support a living wage for home care workers last night. A dispiriting evening!
Fellow Cllr, Lab, congratulates us for Caroline Lucas MP's speech on immigration. The only one that makes sense he says!
HASC Scrutiny meeting refuses call in, now enters into zero hour homecare for our most vulnerable, paying less than
At least scrutiny members agreed to push for LLW in 2 years. That's after the election! But Greens will hold them to it!
Shame that decided that could not afford to pay home workers a living wage despite living wage accreditation!
Led strong challenge to Lab decision to award home care contract with no provision for living wage.But Lab members held firm!
Amazed by our newly insulated home. 13C outside and almost 20C inside and heating not on for almost a day. Insulated from fuel price rises!
5th Estate with Cumberbatch/Assange last night at Belsize Everyman. Depressing account of how ego surplants idealism at the expense of all!
Having breakfast in Viet-French Cardigan Club on Fortess Rd. Feels like NY City. Very posh up in Tufnell Park these days!
Recycling one ton of paper saves 7,000 gallons of water, 380 gallons of oil and 3 cubic yards of landfill space
Climate change could leave another billion people without enough water.
Good to see that huge NLWA waste facility proposal withdrawn. Greens are only party to consistently challenge the proposal!
at democracy working group. Talking about scrutiny committees. Expert advises that unstructured questioning we use very weak.
Thanks everyone. Nice to get a mention! Enjoy all the work - all for a worthwhile cause!
Inside the UK homes most improved for energy use Guest blog supporting this weekend's SuperHome Open Days
At last support from all ... An exception from busking licenses for carol singing, maypole dancing, morris dancing .. Not Equalities proof!
The Globe’s More Than 28-Year Warm Streak Continues.
Continuing a more than 28-year unbroken streak of...
TfL tells us record passenger numbers last year. 1.229bn journeys! Demand way outstrips supply!
at scrutiny - watching a film on businesses adopting community centre! Not a bad idea!! We need one for Highgate Ntn CC.
Wow. Interior air quality can be four to six times more polluted than exterior air quality, says Mark Russolo of UL Environment.
but turning into a sparring match Cllr Chung vs Cllr Knight!
good that Cllrs get down to the detail!
at scrutiny meeting. Faith in local democracy restored as we talk about bollard or no bollard to stop rat run on Grafton Rd.
RT : Brand new website and scorecard coming very soon... watch this space!
and the environment we live in? I suppose part and parcel of the same thing?
RT "Delighted to see another 100% community-owned wind project go live! "
Do they meet the Green Standard? Leading green groups judge the parties' environmental leadership:
thought provoking discussion on race and engaging wider society. Raised issues about our democracy as a means of achieving change.
Happy to see that 30% of tickets have already been reserved. Remember to book your free place via
Brighton RMT backing Lucas but with regional and national approval PCS also has stall at Conference
Latest podcast What's On in Camden, from 15th September 2013: Amy’s 30 is on in Camden now. (...
Will Duckworth Economic recovery based on housing speculation unsustainable.
Green Dep leader Will Duckworth speaks. Capitalism, based on individual greed, fails us socially, economically and environmentally.
'Capitalist model based on competition...sefishness and inequality has failed...environmentall, socially and economically'
One of the few councils with an ethical investment policy is Brighton & Hove Green Council. Well done
8 UK stores are still refusing to sign a plan for safe factories in . Tell them no more deaths now:
Illuminating talk by Joel Benjamin, Move your Money to Camden Greens. Some good ideas to pursue!
Great to hear that in Norway, Greens have won their first parliamentary seat!
Meeting ends on note if hypocrisy.Lab group say zero contracts terrible but won't agree not to use them till govt bans them!
Cllr Sue Vincent just spoke about excellent new Royal College Street cycling route.It's brilliant. Luckily I get to use it to get into work.
Yes would be nice to see Athlone House being designated as a site for a hotel, so this historic building is open to public.
On what could be done to obtain social value from council investments come to tomorrow's Green Party meeting with move your money.