I always felt wrong.
I haven’t gone up the ladder of promotion,
the uni-linear path to success and approval.
I don’t have ‘a thing’.
If you ask me what I do,
I don’t know where to start.
If you ask me about my relationships,
I don’t know how to answer.
I never know… Read more
We serve no one when we play small
I was on a permaculture course,
The ideas, systems,
interested and interesting,
weaving webs of new understanding.
One of us,
if she could venture
into academia alone,
a university at her shoulder.
Keeping her voice small,
When her work,
is game changing,
life … Read more
Sustainable or regenerative?
Until I did my Permaculture Design Course with Steve Jones, I didn’t really pay attention to the words in the title. In my head ‘sustainable’ and ‘regenerative’ were synonymous, I hadn’t bothered to unpack them until I started to listen to Steve and Ian Steele, whose farm the course was held on.
Sustainable agriculture … Read more
The Art of Shouting Quietly
Pete Mosely helped my first book be born. He midwifed it from conception, through pregnancy into the world, calmly, patiently, reassuring me just to take one breathe at a time.
Talking with Pete is like a slow stroll in a meadow speckled with a myriad of wild-flowers. He is so calm, considered, thoughtful. I want … Read more
Dwelling on the edge
Carol Shepherd is bi-sexual and Christian and proud of both and therein has been the thorny point of her explorations. How does someone who defines themselves as bi-sexual find belonging within the Christian world? Carol speaks with zeal and determination about the dilemma that many bi-sexual Christians face and her research has found such intersecting … Read more