A Day of Radical Hope…

Some friends are involved with this promising programme in Bristol which I hope will appeal to those of you within easy reach: Climate Psychology Alliance presents Radical Hope and Cultural Tragedy: A conference to highlight the complex pressures within our collective mind in the face of dramatic climate changes Location: Bristol Folk House, 40a Park […]

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Creative Problem-Solving in the Face of Extreme Limits

  What kind of entrepreneurial solutions and innovations do we most need in a rapidly changing world? How do we face local and global challenges whilst also being kind to the planet? In this captivating presentation, Najiv Radjou outlines the main principles of frugal innovation – creating more economic and social value from limited resources. […]

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Simple, Authentic Living and the Trouble with Setting Goals.

It may be that when we no longer know what to do We have come to our real work… And when we no longer know which way to go We have come to our real journey. Wendell Berry You might be thinking, especially at this time of year, that it would be good idea to […]

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Evening Rise

To honour the end of the year, I’d like to share with you the most beautiful arrangement and rendition of the song: ‘Evening Rise’ that I’ve found. Here are the lyrics: Evening rise, Spirit come Sun goes down, the day is done Mother Earth awakens me with the heartbeat of the sea We might view […]

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The Gentle Art of Goodwill

The festive season is looming. Everything that simple phrase engenders in a materialistically driven culture might leave us feeling cynical and resentful. It can seem troublesome to attempt to focus on what is sacred and joyful about this time of year. ‘Peace and goodwill’ is a phrase that I’ve noticed commonly associated with the Winter […]

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Spirals of Progress

There are so many ways in which living simply and sustainably can feel like swimming upstream. Living in Harmony – with nature, with each other – can involve changing many habits related to how we eat, sleep, dress, work, relate and care for ourselves. Each way in which we turn against the tide calls for […]

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The Green Road: Lara Goes Forth!

A dear friend, Lara Lwin Treadaway, is about to embark on an epic journey of peacekeeping, connection and reconciliation in the USA and this is a personal invitation from me to please lend her your support – financial or otherwise. Lara is a fellow Work That Reconnects facilitator. She offers similar work to me, partnering […]

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Towards a Simpler Relationship with Food

‘Eat real food, just enough, mostly plants.’ Michael Pollan Simple? In his book, ‘Food Rules’, Michael Pollan goes into great depth on each part of that straightforward reminder. If we all ate simply and healthily already I guess he wouldn’t need to. What is it about our approach to food that stands in the way […]

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