The jubilee – 7 generations
Whether you are a royalist or not, the jubilee must have brushed past you at least a little this weekend.
I still have my mug from the silver jubilee, when I was still in primary school and remember how disappointed I was that we were on holiday in Devon for the street party our neighbours … Read more
Do you think that it is possible that we are frogs boiling in water?
Not noticing how our windscreens are no longer bug splattered on balmy summer evenings
Not noticing how our waking hours are more spent on screens than with soil beneath our fingernails as we plant seeds in mulch and gather the fruits … Read more
This is what
This is what death looks like:
No great fanfare of mourners,
just a leaf of brown fur curled up in the soil.
This is what murder looks like:
Ignore the sharp eyed claws
the precise pounce,
the silent stealth
of unsuspected … Read more
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
Climate emergency – how our health depends on a healthy planet
Without a healthy planet human beings will struggle to thrive and possibly thrive as we are already seeing in some parts of the world. We need clean air, clear water and nutritious food and so how can focusing on our health also be good for the planet? How supporting our health also supports the planet’s … Read more
Power, influence and control
The only thing that ever changed everything was a small group of people who connected to create a movement. We can draw on each other to create a positive outcome for the climate tipping point we are now at. Here’s how you can leverage your individual and our collective power to bring about the changes … Read more