Browsing Month »August, 2008«

Bicycle Picnic

August 29, 2008

We were invited to put on a pedal powered cinema at the Sunday Cycle Picnic in London Fields. Curator from the BFI is putting together a programme of films that we’ll pedal power midday onwards till about 5pm. Ladies need a bit of encouragement to get on the two wheeled beasties and cycle picnic is […]

Pedals at the Growing Kitchen

August 29, 2008

We were very honored by the invitation to take part in the finishing ceremony of the Growing Kitchen project. We went down to pedal power a film about the transformation of a disused lawn to a beautiful veg garden for local residents on one of Shoreditch’s estates. The film was lovely and we’ll embed it […]

Village Green, Southend on Sea

August 24, 2008

Chalkwell Park, Chalkwell Avenue, Southend on Sea, London and South East SS0 8NB FREE Metal Culture invited us to run some human power experiments and to showcase our pedal powered scalextrics. How many people to you think it takes to boil a kettle or to make a cheese toastie??? Surely you got to come and […]

Bike Porn

August 21, 2008

Click Clack Tick

August 20, 2008

Mag Rev takes it to another level. We took advantage of some of the great connections we made with people at climate camp and met up with Jamie. The idea was to record some bicycle sounds to make a sneaky track. Well, I guess we’ll put Jamie to the test. What is he going to […]

Growing Kitchen

August 20, 2008

This is a lovely little project happening in Shoreditch. We couldn’t resist the invitation to come and pedal power some films as part of their Growing Kitchen wrap up. They’re using a previously disused green space in the middle of the Wenlock Barn estate and make it available for local residents to take on mini […]

Magnificent Mud-Wrestling

August 15, 2008

A momento from Secret Garden Party 2008 courtesy of The Photographical Wizard that is Djim Mas

Build Your Own Generator

August 14, 2008

On the 1st of November at Hackney City Farm in London, Magnificent Revolution will tell you all that you need to know to build your own emissions-free electricity! Follow this link to book your place http://www.lowimpact.org/hackney_course_outline_pedal_power.htm On the course you can discover how to use your own bike as part of a small power station, […]

The last words on climate camp

August 12, 2008

We’re back from the fields and out of the shadow of the coal power station. Great friendships were formed behind the barricades of climate camp. Even though the police would try all they could: intimidation, lies and scaremongering, we left feeling positive. Positive, because there just may be a chance that we can stop Eon […]

Off The Grid

August 11, 2008

During our visit to climate camp we got to experience exactly how you run a camp like climate camp fo a week from renewable energy alone. The energy was a mix of wind, solar and of course bikes! Those contributing to the energy mix arrived with close to full battery banks of course charged from […]

Climate Camp cont…..

August 10, 2008

More news from the Climate Camp. Today was a scorcher. Sun means power for the camp, so let’s hope nature will stand us in good favour. More and more people arriving to the site. Police getting rowdy. Our day started with a 5am call out to the gates. ???The riot police is here, people get […]

Climate Camp

August 5, 2008

This blog is written live from Climate Camp on pedal-powered 12V laptops and solar-powered satelite internet! We thought it was just all about supergluing yourself to the revolving doors of terminal 5, or locking yourself to the side of a power station with your D-Lock but from our experience so far the camp is a […]

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