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  • ana wrote a new post, We were indymedia, on the site ana. 4 weeks ago

    Anne was involved in indymedia, a project so amazing she wants to publish a collective memory.

    To that end, she has sent a few of us* all a questionnaire. Here are my answers.

    >>>> Who are you?

    Some […]

  • ana posted a new activity comment 1 month, 2 weeks ago

    Stays here ;)

  • hjfpIs Tottenham a little village? Some one involved in the literature festival was a friend of a friend of mine, an ex-colleague of another friend and the colleague of another, although none of us knew about these connections until yesterday. [Link to the festival’s page]
    !–more–
    We met at different stages of the festival, the first one being the…[Read more]

  • ana wrote a new post, Rik. Fukushima. Rik, on the site ana. 6 months, 3 weeks ago

    Rik is an expert on Fukishima [link to wikipedia]
    !–more–

    Fukushima is a nuclear power plant on the East coast of Japan that on 11 March 2011 suffered a meltdown of three of the plant’s six nuclear reactors.

    A meltdown is when the uranium fuel rods in the heart of the reactor overheat, to maybe 3000 degrees centigrade, then melt down…[Read more]

  • ana wrote a new post, The Grosvenor Pub, on the site ana. 7 months, 2 weeks ago

    The Grosvenor Pub is a pub in Sidney Street, SW9, London, where radical groups and projects can do their fund rising, and fund rising gigs regularly happen to the enjoyment of many.
    !–more–

    It is situated very near Stockwell Station, in an area currently undergoing gentrification. As part of this, the whole building containing the pub and…[Read more]

  • Critical Mass – Learn the Lingo
    (source : Facebook – I won’t post links to sites that require logging in and commerce with your details in the process)
    These words are used at some Critical Mass events:-
    !–more–

    Bike-lifting (Also known in Chicago as the Chicago hold-up)- is when a participant raises his or her bicycle in the air. This…[Read more]

  • ana wrote a new post, Tina, on the site ana. 9 months, 4 weeks ago

    Tina is very opinionated and she likes writing. The result is a great conversationalist and an excellent writer.

    She has written so much and so well, that she is now a paid columnist as a result, and she has already written inspirational , enraging, well-researched, enlightening and always interesting, reasonable pieces that makes one [Read more]

  • ana commented on the post, Petition update: 16K, on the site ana. 10 months, 3 weeks ago

    More reasons people gave to sign the petition:

    I signed because my mental health problems make it very, VERY difficult for me to (a) find and (b) keep a job, yet I’m only allocated enough DLA to cover half of […]

  • ana commented on the post, Petition update: 16K, on the site ana. 10 months, 3 weeks ago

    More reasons for signing:

    this is wrong all round, punish the polititions for treating us like pawns in their big game of monopoly.

    Because I believe that a decent society should look after it’s most […]

  • ana commented on the post, Petition update: 16K, on the site ana. 10 months, 3 weeks ago

    More reasons for signing:

    I signed because I believe that to leave any person without money is not only unjust but inhumane

    The sanctions policy, and in particular the way it is administered both overtly […]

  • ana commented on the post, Petition update: 16K, on the site ana. 10 months, 3 weeks ago

    Reasons for signing, that people have written as they signed the petition:

    Been sanctioned for going dentist for tooth out!

    It is evil and despicable act to deprive people the right of food and heating […]

  • ana commented on the post, Petition update: 16K, on the site ana. 10 months, 3 weeks ago

    Some comments under the petition – in case they’re lost there:

    My husbands full time position was made into a part time one, losing us almost a £1000 per month, we get £22 a week housing benefit just enough to […]

  • ana wrote a new post, Petition update: 16K, on the site ana. 10 months, 3 weeks ago

    When I started the petition to stop all benefits sanctions, it went so viral it surprised even Jonny Void.

    Then I thought I should wait for the campaign to get to more respectable numbers, but the addition of […]

  • ana wrote a new post, Steps to self-publish, on the site ana. 11 months ago

    More than a how-to, this is how I did it, in small scale, without big corporations, or at least doing it at minimum cost, paying some one else to do things I absolutely could not do myself.
    First, I wrote the […]

  • I have now converted my book to electronic format. Some say pdf is the ‘de facto’ format for electronic publication. It can be used for computers on all platforms.

    However for other devices like mobile phones […]

  • ana wrote a new post, Petition, on the site ana. 1 year, 4 months ago

    I have been reading other blogs more than writing lately. I also sign petitions that I feel are worthwile.

    One of the blogs I use for ‘keeping up to date with the world’ is Jonny Void‘s.

    So yesterday I […]

  • ana wrote a new post, Bike route 54, on the site ana. 1 year, 6 months ago

    ThumbnailTo give praise where it is due, I should report that I have used the lifts at Greenwich tunnel a few times in the past few weeks and they were both working as they should all those times.

    That is how it should […]

  • ThumbnailI don’t fancy this blog becoming just another cycling blog, but yesterday saw the third fatality in three weeks, and today the second protest ride I join in two weeks.

    Last Friday was for a 20 year-old girl, […]

  • ana wrote a new post, Marie Vesco. The ride 2013, on the site ana. 1 year, 7 months ago

    As announced, on the morning of the 4th of June 2013, for the fifth anniversary of Marie’s death, family and friends of hers met by the road where she was killed and then cycled to Portsmouth.

    The day started […]

  • ana wrote a new post, Greenwich Foot Tunnel, on the site ana. 1 year, 9 months ago

    Last Thursday I crossed the Greenwich foot tunnel, part of ‘Cycle National Route no. 1′, with a fairly loaded bike.

    It is a convenient way of crossing the river, the only one East of Tower bridge suitable […]

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