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When did Earth become our least favourite thing?

There’s a disconnect between people and the environment and it has only become worse since the age of the mobile phone. Now, people walk around as though in their own biosphere since all of their own friends (who share their same views) and, in fact, their own mini-verse in digital form is carried around with them wherever they go via the device that seldom leaves their hand. We seem to be part of the generation that is, at once, the most informed yet most tragically naive since truth is something people get to custom-build from what they choose to focus their attention on (and there are just so many choices now). Earth has apparently become the least favourite, least attention garnering, most taken-for-granted, thing in most people’s minds and this is a balance that needs to be tipped or we are truly done for; there’s a truth we would all have to share! Continue reading

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An open letter to friends on my Christmas card list…

Here’s something radical – if you’re someone that I normally send a christmas card and we’re in regular contact via the internet or in the flesh, I’m not going to send you one this year. There, I said it. Now I’ve … Continue reading

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The river (always) tells its story

This is just a small aside, an observation that felt too quietly significant to let it just slip by. On my walk along the rivers Whitewater and Blackwater in mid December (very close to where the White intersects with the … Continue reading

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On the very important role of Nature in the consciousness of humanity

              As a footnote to my post about David Hockney’s “A Bigger Picture” I have been inspired to write this spin-off post about the very great importance of our natural environment to all of us, … Continue reading

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