"Sitting in the BMW dealership waiting for a flat to be replaced, I realize I’ve driven over 100 miles and spent five hours behind the wheel this week. And it’s only lunchtime on Wednesday. In Phoenix, I am living the life this city has designed for me.
A sprawling grid fueled by swooping highways and generous arterial roads, the Phoenix metropolitan area is a gargantuan expression of the car culture that defines the urban experience for most Americans. To use this space, you need a vehicle. Anything else effects your passive or active exclusion from a host of activities and, more broadly, from the culture itself." Full read: https://www.technologyreview.com/s/611420/phoenix-will-no-longer-be-phoenix-if-waymos-driverless-car-experiment-succeeds/
Are you Wild About Gorillas? Then come along to our family-friendly gorilla event, running this weekend!
Learn all about the largest of the great apes and what Dublin Zoo is doing to help protect this majestic species. There will be gorilla-themed activities and extra keeper talks! Saturday and Sunday 14th and 15th July from 12-4pm. Normal Zoo entry fee, no extra cost #pheonixpark#dublinzoo#endangeredspecies#dublin#heatwave#gorilla#westernlowlandgorilla
In the wild, the shy okapi lives in dense rainforests in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Its stripes help break up its body outline, making it hard to spot – so hard that western scientists didn’t know the species existed until 1901! #okapi#endangeredspecies#dublinzoo#pheonixpark
If you love a good picnic then come join myself, Oisín and some other insta mamas in the phoenix park on the 27th of July! Anyone welcome. Let us know you plan to come along. We look forward to meeting you and!