Welcome to Fjellfolk Journal

Fjellfolk is dedicated to providing a manageable, curated feed of news, essays and opinions on the subject of cities, people and sustainability. Specifically we believe that cities, and the growing population of people who inhabit cities, represent both a significant sustainability challenge but also hold the key to overcoming these challenges.

I’d love to think that the content here will stimulate critical thinking and ideation to further grow the community of engaged citizens who have seen the future and realise we simply must find a way to live in harmony with our planet.

As a keen photographer, many photos on this site will be my own, but others are gratefully used with permission from those applying a creative commons licence to their good work. Wherever I’ve done so credit is given to the artist.

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Vote with your head and your heart

The Tories very deliberately pitch themselves as the thinking voter’s party. The party of the head, not the heart. So why is it that many indicators suggest that those who are proactively engaging in the democratic process – with their heads, not their hearts – lean left?

A fantastic case in point is this screenshot from the voteforpolicies website.

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