Cramond Isle

Yesterday, Sunday, a friend suggested a walk. Where to go? I remembered Cramond Isle, last visited in a Spring three years ago, and looked up the tide tables. For those who do not know, Cramond Isle lies in the Firth of Forth just off Cramond Village on the outskirts of Edinburgh, and there is a … More Cramond Isle

Year End

A mild day at the end of another year, though it rained this morning. Lots to read – but thought I would be better out walking while the light lasts and the rain has gone. I crossed to St Leonards and walked down the steps from there, not too mucky. It was Friday, and there … More Year End

Walks, Presencing

Walking on Christmas morning, Edinburgh people will know where I was – at the duckpond by Holyrood [St Margaret’s Loch]. It just happened that the sun was catching the city as I walked home. I have had a couple more walks since, caught the moon in the blue sky, and then this morning was entranced … More Walks, Presencing

December Presence

Soon it will be solstice and the days will begin to lengthen. I quite like getting up in the dark, but then as afternoon falls away quickly I think of longer light. I am reading McGilchrist: The Matter With Things” very slowly and have reached Part II. In between picking this weighty tome up, I … More December Presence

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