I am reading Braiding Sweetgrass, by Robin Wall Kimmerer. She is a trained scientist, botanist, biologist, ecologist, a university professor who is also part indigenous native american. As such she has put together a fascinating book that combines the knowledges of science and her local places. She makes the communities of the maple trees and … More Soaked in moonlight
This is a good article – free access from the Lancet I was particularly struck by this paragraph“ Youth might be more likely than adults to experience ill-effects associated with climate anxiety. They are at a crucial point in their physical and psychological development, when enhanced vulnerability to the effects of stress and everyday anxiety … More Climate Anxiety – what is it?
Naomi Osaka, wearing facemasks with the names of black people who have been killed, replying to those who say athletes should not be involved in politics, but just entertain “By that logic if you work at Ikea you are only allowed to talk about furniture?” Good for her. And good for everyone who has begun … More Politics: black and white
I believe in the ripple effect, that we are all connected, so even if I don’t seem to have much power or influence, my little projects have an effect somewhere, somehow, and they also keep me occupied. I thought it was time to have a garden, or become a gardener. As an adult I have … More How does my garden grow?