Assorted thoughts on life, technology and everything

img I write about my role as town councillor for Fenny Stratford (Bletchley, Milton Keynes), interesting technology, social and political topics as well as being a single parent with autism (aka ASD, aka Aspergers) and ADHD. If you are looking for climate change workshops, please visit its new website and forum. Find more about me and what I do on my main website.

Climate Change Workshops launching in and around Milton Keynes (UK)

“But what can I do?" (not to be confused with Alistair Campell’s latest book 😁) That’s a question that I get asked a lot through my engagement with the community in my role as councillor and general-purpose ‘Green’. What can an individual or small business owner do to make a positive difference in stopping man-made climate change? This question is often followed by telling me about how bad they feel about not doing more....

July 21, 2023 · 2 min · Axel Segebrecht

How about growing hemp in Milton Keynes?

My fourth video blog documenting my journey to a carbon farm in the UK. Discussing what crop to grow and starting a sustainable business with little to no money. Margent Farm in Cambridgeshire Article in Farmers Weekly about growing hemp in the UK:  external link Lobbying group of British farmers to get the rules amended to make our industry competitive: https://britishhempalliance....

September 9, 2021 · 1 min · Axel Segebrecht

New website with free e-safety resources for parents, teens and teachers

This week I gave a presentation to year 7 students at my kids school – The Premier Academy in Bletchley external link – about being digital street smart. You can find the slides on my new site external link and please get in touch if you found it useful and like me to give a presentation to your class. What motivated me to give the presentation about e-safety is a scary situation that arose a little while back with my own teen....

July 7, 2021 · 1 min · Axel Segebrecht

Meet your new town councillor for Bletchley & Fenny Stratford: Axel

Although I am not joining the council as a representative of the Milton Keynes Green party external link , my focus remains on working for a greener Bletchley (and Fenny Stratford). I am looking forward to our first meeting and getting stuck in soon. If you are a resident, please reach out using the form below or on social media – I want to hear your about concerns and local issues 🙂...

April 9, 2021 · 1 min · Axel Segebrecht

New year, new goals

2021 got off to a relaxing start for me and I hope you had a safe and soothing one too. Despite democracy being under threat in the USA and other countries, COVID19 causing further death, pain and lockdowns, I am trying to stay positive and channel my energy into areas I can make a difference. TL;DR: This year I am looking to campaign for the Green Party in Milton Keynes external link , find and buy land to build my carbon farm and Earthship external link as well as organising a series of hackathons with Protospace external link ....

January 23, 2021 · 2 min · Axel Segebrecht