Back in Edinburgh – lots of visitors – and lots of action in the City because it happens to be August and that is Edinburgh Festival time. I am also inundated by emails about the climate, which at long last seems to be getting some attention. I have been part of various email groups, and … More The Danger of a Single Story
I made the decision a while ago – as I get older – it is not quite so sensible to be living in different places, even though my global grannyhood has been such an unexpected delight and pleasure. I have tried not to worry too much about the flying and the planet as it is … More Return, leaving
Recent activities have got me thinking about this, the meaning of “attitude”, and surprisingly, reminded me that once upon a long time ago I was a [very good] mathematician and physicist. OK long time ago, as being a wife, mother, worker, educator, counsellor, retiree, granny, and much else, happened. First – great discussion at the … More What’s in an Attitude?
Originally posted on Professor Jem Bendell:
The starting point for a generative discussion of the deep adaptation agenda is a difficult one. Because to begin to rigorously and imaginatively discuss this topic first requires us to accept the likelihood of near term societal collapse. By which I mean that within ten years, in whatever society…
All my friends may have heard me rant at various times. So have readers. Here are a few quotes from a long and wordy paper that you might or might not want to read. [my italics. Click here for the paper by Jem Bendell whom I met at a Positive Money conference in Cumbria a … More Deep Adaptation? What?
Ripples in ponds, butterfly wings in Tokyo, the smallest action continues to bring its consequences. I am referring to my activities last September [quite fun and friendship based] when I was part of a Peace Project here on Block Island, spurred by past events here, and of course looked up lots of websites and articles … More Love Ireland, Love Peace, Love Courage
You know I am interested in Monetary Reform, and believe that the current system of CREATING money is a root cause of many of the ills I at other times find myself ranting about. Note creating is different from using / exchanging / managing how much or how little you have at the moment etc. … More What Monetary Reform Looks Like
In just over a week I have gone from Edinburgh to Block Island and walked on different paces, different beaches, looking at different skies, as the weather shifts from calm to wind to fog to clear sun. The photos are from my last evening in Edinburgh, then walking on BI, on Ballards and Cooneymus with … More Changes – regenerative culture
Cramond Isle in the Firth of Forth can be reached by a Causeway – when the tide is low. In all my years living in Edinburgh, and loving going to Cramond for the other walks, along the river Almond or the coast to Silverknowes, I had not once got the timing right, and had never … More Cramond Isle
Summer in February, sleet and snow yesterday, clear and warm enough today. I walked down to the Edinburgh Mosque to hand in a card of support and sympathy, and lots of other people had the same idea. Jacintha Ardern and the people of New Zealand have responded with ACTION. There will be a ban on … More Support as well as sympathy