In early February, I attended the online Global Gardens Imbolc celebration. An invitation to welcome the light coming back with stories, songs and food.Continue reading “the tale of the snake in the garden”
I’ve been dreaming of the future in Penarth for a long while now.
In early January I got involved with the newly forming local action group, Penarth Unlocked.Continue reading “we need to walk, just as birds need to fly”
I used to look out over the city with a sense of hope and optimism. Now that’s changed, all there is is confusion, I hope I can write my way out of that.Continue reading “love”
The Director of the corporate multinational food empire was horrified to find the gardener lying on a blanket beside her wheelbarrow, soaking up the afternoon sun, enjoying reading her latest book.
A reimagining of the old Celtic tale of the seal folk.
Our city is a magical, mythical place where people still believe in angels, and demons.
The city can be a cold, harsh, hard landscape. Coldness of the city, hard city, urban meanness. Competitive; artists scrabbling around in the dirt for the scraps fallen from the rich ones.Continue reading “the tale of seltzer markie”
A Story of Tomorrow
I am eager to imagine a better world. Here’s a story for today, it’s a FutureVision, it embodies all the hope I have for a more sustainable and regenerative future.Continue reading “futurevision”
Continue reading “there are no gods”
It’s a dark time but we have to hopeful about what we can achieve. We each have the capacity to create the change we want to see in the world. Jean-Paul Sartre insisted all his life that what mattered was not the past at all: it was the future.
Continue reading “from where we are, to where we want to be”
“The prevailing wisdom is that talk is cheap and that it’s a poor, timid substitute for action…conversation is action, because it is the wellspring from which relationships and trust are generated and informed decisions grow.” Thomas F Beech