Category: Women

Climate Emergency – a call for elders to support future generations

We have known since the 80s that climate change was in need of our attention and yet, we have either ignored it or tinkered around the edges of the massive changes that need to be made.  As mothers and elders we have weathered storms and even in our imperfections, we have wisdom and experience to … Read more

We serve no one when we play small

I was on a permaculture course,

Life changing;

The ideas, systems,

the people,

wise,

interested and interesting,

synthesising experience,

weaving webs of new understanding.

 

One of us,

post-doctoral researcher,

unsure,

if she could venture

into academia alone,

without

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

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

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