Pay less attention to Westminster
Is it only me who thinks this is all so tedious and pointless. None of the conversations are about climate, peace, hunger, equality. None of the arguments seem to be evidence based. There are other ways we can use our attention so that we feel more empowered and as citizens, we can make a difference … 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
‘No’ – Speaking our Truth to Power.
Threat of War
At the start of the new term I was listening to the sixth form talking about World War Three. My own kids talked about it after the attack by the USA.
I remember being scared as a child during the Cold War. The leaflets arrived in our house telling us that in … Read more
Language, power and the holocaust
I’ve just come back from a school trip to Krakow to learn more about the history of what happened in Poland under the Third Reich. So much has stayed with me, but one of the more subtle things is the way that language played a part.
It is well documented that the Nazi machine reduced … Read more
You have a choice
The kids and I have just been watching the nature series on the BBC about Thailand which focuses on the link between humans, spirituality as well as nature. We were watching a woman wading through lotus fields when youngest son asked why the lotus is part of Buddhism.
The commentary explained it as; ‘out of … Read more
The last blog was all about power, control and responsibility.
Which then got me thinking about that word ‘responsible’
Able to respond.
Doh…I’d not thought of it like that before.
- So what does ‘being able to respond’ mean to you?
Able to respond to someone else.
Responding to someone else is different from … Read more