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Stealing the night… because dirty work can’t be done in the light of day or power of witness

Stealing the night… because dirty work can’t be done in the light of day or power of witness. As Cuadrilla get permission for throughout-the-night deliveries for #fracking in Lancashire, the trees of Sheffield are hacked down under cover of darkness… #WeSaidNo
Image and this from Alison Teal:
[We arrived just after 6am and it was[…]

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The Lost & Found of Activism… by Tina Rothery

The Lost & Found of Activism… by Tina Rothery
 

A superb night of laughter, dancing and joy.. followed by the thump of shite in the press that painted these beautiful people in an ugly way… got me thinking of what’s been lost and what’s been found. For me personally it has been the hardest[…]

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Today we were beautifully blessed as ‘Protectors’ by The Gyuto Monks of Tibet.

Today we were beautifully blessed as ‘Protectors’ by The Gyuto Monks of Tibet.

Today we were beautifully blessed as ‘Protectors’ by The Gyuto Monks of Tibet. They journeyed to Lancashire (and will do the same to Yorkshire tomorrow) bringing genuine humanity and obvious spirituality and it was such a pleasure. The good people who have[…]

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This time one year ago, by Tina Rothery

This time one year ago, by Tina Rothery
 
This time one year ago, I was looking at the bag I’d packed for my two-weeks in prison. Court was in the morning and unless I agreed to sign agreeing my financial situation and agree to pay Cuadrilla £55,000 (cost of an eviction that wasn’t a[…]

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Reasons to be Fearful… 1,2,3+ by Tina Rothery

Reasons to be Fearful… 1,2,3+ by Tina Rothery

Like so many in this movement, my sister Julie and I have waded through huge amounts of research over the years …lots of late night sharing and morning cuppa chats that tear pieces out of the subject till they make some sense. I thought I’d pause and[…]

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Day 139 in the Cuadrilla House by TinaLouiseUK

Day 139 in the Cuadrilla House by TinaLouiseUK

Day 139 in the Cuadrilla House… and the good people ride the waves of empowerment and hope and fall victim to the tides of violence and anguish in varying measures. We’re tossed between disbelief that THIS is actually the state of democracy and the awareness that we[…]

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Anti-fracking protests against Cuadrilla show that action can block big bosses

From the link:
[“It’s a horrifying reality to accept. Vulnerable people are being brutally attacked, and the brutal attacker is the law. It’s very upsetting for people to realise that. The police are being used to stop us doing what is right. It shatters so much of what people have been brought up to believe[…]

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We at the roadside have become the ugly, twisted face of a community wracked and worn

 
We at the roadside have become the ugly, twisted face of a community wracked and worn, torn and scarred by the brutality of an industry determined to overcome our wisdom, over-power our obligation to protect our children and over-write our cultural and community identity – manipulating perception of us as wild, reckless, wanton and[…]

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To all at Preston New Road – by Tina Louise

 

 

To all at Preston New Road… we’ve faced this situation time and again for 6 years as evidenced in this beautiful memory showing the welcome from residents of Balcombe …to Protectors at BALCOMBE COMMUNITY PROTECTION CAMP.
Misinformation in the press, agitators sent by PR companies to divide us, challenges never before encountered and[…]

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