Want to be wild

I recently went back to worrying about the monetary system and why we have such a disastrous construct. Money is not physics, nor a virus, people/society made it the way it is. Worse, so many people who should know better, are caught in money myths. I watched some of the Positive Money short videos, everyone … More Want to be wild

September Evening Walk

Having spent most of the day at the Climate Psychology Alliance community day, online with more than 20 others trying to explore the intertwining of colonisation, racism and climate, or rather how to be vulnerable to the discomforts of being anti colonisation, racism etc. I felt it was time for a walk out. Now that … More September Evening Walk

Gifts and Gardens

September, time to walk, and meet, and talk. It seems that is what I have been doing. Not planning anything, few commitments. The first photos are of a friend’s garden, she has apples and some came home to become apple sauce. Memories of windfall collecting rise while I chop. Then, the walk there, and around … More Gifts and Gardens


It certainly feels like holiday, though quite unlike the usual kind of Northern Ireland family holiday. First, it’s the first time I’ve been anywhere for ages. Second it is hot and sunny. I’ve just had a couple of days with my sister, went to swim at Helen’s Bay and have walked a lovely dog that … More Holiday

Quiet Walking

The Edinburgh Festival is going to take place this year somehow or other. I have not looked up the details of how social distance etc etc will be maintained and suspect I might just stay home most of the time. But it is having its effect already – see the photos of one of my … More Quiet Walking

Tech… again

During lockdown my iPad stopped charging, and then died. I have a phone and a computer, so I shoved it in a drawer, and forgot about it. I usually used it as a sort of extra, easy to carry, sometimes could travel without bringing the computer. Then, a couple of days ago, as I’m going … More Tech… again