December 6, 2019

Since my arrival there's talk of monsters in the basement. My room is adjacent to dim storage full of logs, axes, chainsaws and tools of all manner and function that a marauding murderer could utilize at his c...

July 9, 2019

A tree spoke to me as we drove past it the other day. 
Her girth and mighty embrace was tangible despite my fleeting glance.
"That tree must be 600 years old!" I remarked out loud.

She reached out to me and I h...

July 2, 2019

I see a bug... it's a beetle... a thing... it's alive. Don't tell me that they are dying... taking us with them... a sure sign of our imminent demise. Extinction.  
You are kidding me surely? Look see! Th...

May 2, 2019

A true short story. 

   I heard trees request things of me a few times; their message was loud and clear. 

We have our usual chit chat in passing, but their requests have been defining moments in...

April 24, 2019

As Extinction Rebellion is reminding us, it is time to rebel, to stand up and to take the job of protecting ourselves, our planet and our future upon ourselves, and where better to start than at home?!...

February 19, 2019

Zero Waste action as an example and a metaphor for activating our future. 

Why are we so reluctant to take a step?

Is not the first step half the journey? Aren't we trying to get somewhere, to improve...

January 24, 2019

It makes sense to start with doable actions on an individual scale.

I had the pleasure of hosting workshops/talks with a wonderful group of university students. The following is inspired by and is a follow up w...

January 8, 2019

The cost of 25 kuruş per plastic bag ruling that came into effect as of January the 1st 2019 here in Turkey is a start towards sustainability. One that is just the tip of the iceberg but none the less a step t...

January 4, 2019

The New Year is a great time for turning a new leaf, starting afresh and for most it‘s symbolic of our renewed rigour to be the best that we can be.  But ‘best that we can be’ at what?

Most of us have had a lif...

December 10, 2018

Connection? Don't underestimate it!

Meaningful connection is the most enriching part of our lives and a lack of it is cause for much distress and quite likely the root cause of the predicament we face.

When we...

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