Diary of a Buddhist Cat

Freddie the Buddhist Cat is now on TikTok. Here is a link to the page  https://www.tiktok.com/@julianworkerbooks Freddie treats everything with respect. People, animals, birds, plants, even his breakfast. Freddie finds Buddhism. Saved from the shelter by John and Mary, a new life begins. Then he meets Gemma.  She regards humans as oppressors as they tookContinue reading “Diary of a Buddhist Cat”

Diary of a Buddhist Cat

Freddie the Buddhist Cat is now on TikTok. Here is a link to the page  https://www.tiktok.com/@julianworkerbooks Freddie treats everything with respect. People, animals, birds, plants, even his breakfast. Freddie finds Buddhism. Saved from the shelter by John and Mary, a new life begins. Then he meets Gemma.  She regards humans as oppressors as they tookContinue reading “Diary of a Buddhist Cat”

Ouseburn – Newcastle-upon-Tyne

An excerpt from the book: Travels through History – North-East England At first I wondered whether I was going the correct way. I had started heading over the Byker viaduct but realised I should be heading down into the valley so I could make a visit to the Victoria Tunnel. It didn’t look too promisingContinue reading “Ouseburn – Newcastle-upon-Tyne”

This Can’t Be Happening by George Monbiot

Number 4 in the ‘Penguin Books – Green Ideas’ series, this book is a collection of speeches and essays by the investigative journalist and ‘professional troublemaker’ George Monbiot, a leading voice in the fight for climate justice. This book isn’t just about the obvious changes we have to make such as removing petrol-driven cars fromContinue reading “This Can’t Be Happening by George Monbiot”

The Precipice by Noam Chomsky

This is a collection of interviews with America’s leading public intellectual from the time of the rise to power of Donald Trump to the end of his presidency. Noam Chomsky sheds light on how neoliberalism came into effect in the time of Ronald Reagan and Margaret Thatcher and has increased in intensity since, so thatContinue reading “The Precipice by Noam Chomsky”