Ship, moon, navigation buoy, limpets

The liquid natural gas carrier, Gaslog Wales sailing from Dunkerque to Freeport, USA. Freeport is part of the infrastructure of shale gas production. I liked the presence in time and space of the moon, the sea, and limpets stuck to a concrete breakwater. But the endless pursuit of growth and profit and the immense wasteContinue reading “Ship, moon, navigation buoy, limpets”

Commonwealth of Independent States

The container ship Banak on route to Norfolk, United States from Rotterdam Maasvlakte. Banak departed on Saturday 26 December 2020 and is expected to arrive on 6 January 2021. It sails under a flag of convenience based in the Marshall Islands. This collection of coral atolls in the Pacific Ocean is an associate state ofContinue reading “Commonwealth of Independent States”

Here’s a truck stop instead of St Peter’s

I’ve noticed women driving trucks recently, usually from Poland, based on the licence plates. The right-wing neo-liberal government in Poland would do well to note that women don’t usually see their lives as being consigned to the bedroom. If they can drive trucks, operate machinery, write computer programmes, teach children, perform surgery and provide theContinue reading “Here’s a truck stop instead of St Peter’s”