I have been sniffing and feeling and pondering and feeling like the earth is moving under my feet and I have been trying to capture sensations in words.
Here’s where I started…feeling like these were the things that mattered to me.
I even did a podcast about it:
Then I tried to think about these … Read more
Sniffing your way
I know I haven’t been writing loads…there’s been a weird collapse of time. Instead I have been reading and listening to podcasts and sort of listening to the natural world and how my body feels. I can feel that change is happening but it has felt from the ground up, rather than head, like earth … Read more
Musings on a walk
The first thing I realised as I was walking this morning, is that like the politicians, I have prioritised economics over things like sustainability. When I had kids I added them to my life so it was work + family. Then I had a breakdown so my life equation was then work + family + … Read more
Let nature guide us
At the end of my last blog which was the findings of the survey, I raised a question: What practical changes are you making to birth this new world?’
I was on my dawn walk this morning, listening to the birds and letting myself be washed in the sunlit green of the trees when … Read more
I may be turning feral
I may be turning feral. I have short nails from gardening and have worn my hair in plaits for weeks. The white strands are taking over and I can’t see without my glasses, but I’m guessing my eyebrows need plucking. I eat when I am hungry and wear what I like. I sometimes snooze on … Read more
How You Can Change The World
Over New Year I was in Dorset again with the people who first brought Greta Thunberg to my attention. We listened to the Radio 4 interview with Greta and her father and then discussed our responses. There was some despondency in the room; people feeling disheartened by the anger and negativity Thunberg has attracted, so … Read more