It is good to have an end to journey towards; but it is the journey that matters, in the end.

Ursla Le Guin (1929-2018)

The Left Hand of Darkness, 1969

Random Acts of Kindness Day Random Acts of Kindness Day
Splog: World Environment Day - so much hot air!

What's Wrong With Planting New Forests?

Wise Hat VIDEO - What's Wrong With Planting New Forests?A short "reality check" from the BBC about deforestation and planting trees. Slowed to 90% of the original speed.

Japan Resumes Commercial Whaling?

Wise Hat PACK - Japan Resumes Commercial WhalingA Wise Hat Video pack featuring a BBC report on Japan's decision to resume commercial whaling from July 1st. But given that in 2014 the International Court of Justice declared that Japanese "whale research" is not scientific have they really ever stopped whaling?

Talking Rubbish (Plastic)

Wise Hat VIDEO - Talking RubbishA short video from the BBC highlighting the sheer volume of plastic that is produced, used and discarded.

Match 7 - Single Use Plastic

Wise Hat GAME - Match 7: Single Use PlasticA Pair Fluency Match 7 set designed to draw attention to the problem of single use plastic and what we can do about it.


Wise Hat VIDEO - 2019 Spelling BeeForget Casual Fridays. Too many companies force women to risk their health by wearing high heels. This short video focuses on campaigns to change the situation.

Return to Fukushima

Wise Hat VIDEO - 2019 Return to FukushimaEight years on from the meltdown and people are being allowed back. The BBC seem eager to suggest that the crisis is over: 45 seconds in we see the reporter munching away on "salad fresh from the fields of Fukushima". But read between the lines and it's clear the area remains, if not a death trap, a cesspit of contamination.

Fridays for Future Pack

Where's the Snow?
Where's the snow?
Also Everest is no Holy Grail
Just a trash dump in the sky

2019 Spelling Bee

Wise Hat VIDEO - 2019 Spelling BeeHorripilation! How many hours a week does it take to become a spelling champion? Find out by watching this two and a half minute video.

The Happy Game (New Board!)

Wise Hat GAME - Black Hole (boardgame)A simple guessing game - just who is happy? Players need speed and luck to get to their goal before time runs out. The cards provided are bound to provide a smile. Just add your own dice and smiley for a complete game.

Black Hole

Wise Hat GAME - Black Hole (boardgame)Use this game board to practise a variety of simple tasks. Set your own changes and difficulty level. Can the players work together to escape the clutches of the Black Hole?

Pair Fluency Match 7: Death Wish

Wise Hat GAME - Pair Fluency Match 7 - Death WishA pair fluency game aimed to get players thinking about what endangers human survival. How much of a death wish does your country have?

Extinction Rebellion Crossword

Extinction RebellionA wordstrip crossword based on the promo video put out by Extinction Rebellion. Fight or die!

Forest Bathing

CNN: Forest BathingAn introduction to Forest Bathing from the CNN Live Longer series. But how much longer will we have forests in which to bathe?

"To What Do We Devote Ourselves?"

"We don't want to be here"

"This is an emergency, it's time to act!"

What pushes people to drastic action on climate change?

Eight men own as much wealth as half the world.
How's that for social justice?

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