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Monthly Archives: May 2010

As I write this H.Rollins Black Flag ex band member is performing in Vancouver this show is among other things I have missed lately.
He is a master of monologue, current comment, hip and not trite. He is a firm believer in activism to do what you believe with passion..
On this tour he is oft ending his shows with “Make as much trouble as you can before it’s all over.” And that means in good way to contribute against what is often seen as the norm and destructive to a sustainable way of life, politically, environmentally and think outside the box….. what was right for past generations may not be for future. And do it before you go . Change can be good

I have a link to a utube video called Burning Ember of Rage a couple of months ago catch it.

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Olafur Eliasson the 43 year old installation wunderkind has just concocted perhaps his most striking one in Beijing where visitors lose their ­bearings and all sense of a three-­dimensional world. I think perhaps our present provincal government have spent some time there during its construction because it appears that they have lost their bearings and their relationship with the people and the land. Just a bit of editorial comment.

Salmon it feeds the people, it feeds the forests and everything within
primal footprint

Salmon are s a c r e d.

Who is W A Allard? Talented Nat Geo art Photog took fill flash shot of a Peruvian bovine bull in similar vein except with a red liquid background.
goog it.

I just checked some of the local news footage out of Louisiana. The oil rig is really spewing an unholy mess.

I feel sorry for the gulf states; they do set a precedent however

Our coast in BC is more pristine. Do you think we should entertain Oil rigs off the west coast of BC?

listening to Melissa Auf Der Maur – followed the waves heart BC

UPDATE May 13 2010

WEST COAST STATES California, Washington and Oregon propose ban on Offshore Oil Drilling
The move by senators from California, Oregon and Washington, all Democrats, was largely symbolic because there are no plans at present to open the West Coast to drilling. Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger of California, a Republican, withdrew a modest plan for new offshore drilling shortly after the gulf accident.

UPDATE May 30

Top Kill Fails See Spill in relation to BC COAST

UPDATE June 15 2010

BP hopes to soon start a second containment system — a burner on a semi-submersible drilling rig that could incinerate up to 420,000 gallons of oil a day. The company had hoped to start the system as early as Tuesday.

Scientists have estimated that anywhere between about 40 million gallons to more than 100 million gallons of oil have spewed into the Gulf since a drilling rig exploded April 20, killing 11 workers. Though the latest cap installed the well has been capturing oil, large quantities are still spilling into the sea.

UPDATE July 10 2010

Current US government estimates of the spill range from between 35,000 to 60,000 barrels a day.