There is a lot of talk in the ether about the value of trees. Carbon capture, climate cure, all sorts of stuff. I expect it is important. It is end September in Edinburgh, the weather today was glorious, I went to the Botanic Gardens, just because it was too good out to even think of … More September Trees
I had a family week in Ireland, swimming at White Rocks and Dunseverick, fish and chips in Portrush, fun with niece, nephew and their partners and families and friends, visit to Lisburn museum with one sister, helping the other in her garden, eating plums and blackberries., and taking loads of garden rubbish to the recycle … More Mixed feeling, mostly gratitude
What a good place for an early morning walk. This was yesterday, I feel incredibly privileged to have all this, the Meadows, just outside my door. The previous day I was at Stockbridge – more picturesque places to walk, before having lunch with a good friend. Today I found I was missing the sea, here … More Early Morning, Good Days
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
I have now been in Edinburgh one week. Is that all? Time is so subjective, it feels like a month. Seeing Edinburgh son, catching up side by side not over BI internet. Seeing my friend Mary [a young 90] who went in to hospital last Friday, came out again on Tuesday, and her son, and … More Love being in Edinburgh, miss elsewhere
It is raining today, after a few beautiful clear days. I thought I would just post a few photos from the last month’s walking, plus a couple from the “activities worth remembering” that is (i) joining Molly and some of the Block Island singers on the solstice evening, and then seeing that wonderful full moon … More Look back or look forward?
Everywhere is hot, there is the immediate and then the big picture to which I cannot go, I get so frustrated by helplessness. I want a revolution, and have spent years talking about the value of stuff like Evolution, not Revolution. HaHaHa. It comes back to bite. I have a ripe tomato on my little … More Is this a prayer?
I’m not really in a writing mood, but I have just been listening to Guy Standing giving a TED talk on the Precariat, explaining what it is. It makes a lot of sense of some of the things that seem to be happening all over in our lives. It is worth a listen! [His writing … More The Precariat – What’s that?
Just out and about today. Going down to the beach the roses are out, the beach pea is out, the poison ivy is out, and so are the kids. Just hope the last two don’t meet. A message from WordPress came in to my email, as they do from time to time. It said: … More Summer coming closer