Wednesday, January 17, 2007
Following In Jeremy Clarkson's Footsteps!
Well, apart from the height. And the money. And the cars.
And less-than-eco attitude. And, for that matter, the job.
Because I was going to say that like him, I today became a local newspaper journalist.
Thing is, he was hired and asked and paid, and I wasn't but offered and wasn't. However I see it as a milestone of sorts. And a good sign (except the STILL doing things for free bit - I need an agent). I have of course written op-eds before, but this seemed like my first real bit of citizen journalism.
The occasion was a council meeting to discuss getting hydro-power in Herefordshire.
The rest you can read here.
What is also worthy of note is that in that spread above, there were at least 3, maybe 4 other stories about the environment. It sis getting BIG! I hope we can play a part.
ps: The lights are mentioned in the article. It was good to see huge chandeliers with low-energy bulbs. At least someone is walking as they talk