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2017: The Year of Writing Better Stories

I kept trying to write this post but didn’t know what to say. How do you follow a year like 2016? What a mess! This upheaval has been a long time coming – there’s nothing strange or unexpected about it. If you understand how reality works, it all makes perfect sense. (Honest!) People are freaking… Continue reading 2017: The Year of Writing Better Stories

Apocalypse · Inspirations

Time to Wake Up: Let Them Eat Chaos – Kate Tempest

Kate Tempest – bodhisattva in action – is back with her new album Let Them Eat Chaos, an epic poem set to music. The poem is a call for us to wake up and smell the perfect coffee for what it is, and a commentary on how we live in a world in crisis –… Continue reading Time to Wake Up: Let Them Eat Chaos – Kate Tempest

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Brexit Identity Crisis: or How to Be British

To be British is to be confused about who you are, or at least conflicted. But maybe that’s just me. I grew up listening to my Irish father bemoan the British, who were, as far as he was concerned, a bunch of troglodytes. I suspect he was only partially joking. As an immigrant, he grew… Continue reading Brexit Identity Crisis: or How to Be British

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BREXIT: the beginning of the end or the start of something better?

I wasn’t going to write about Brexit but my country is tearing itself apart and I can’t look away. We’ve strapped ourselves into a rollercoaster that’s coming off the rails. It probably won’t end well – at least, not for the poor. But then, it never ends well for the poor. Over the last week… Continue reading BREXIT: the beginning of the end or the start of something better?

Apocalypse · Bookshelves

21st Century Crisis Bookshelf

A selection of recommended books to help navigate the 21st Century Crisis as we transition to a new way of life. Includes sustainability, climate change, peak oil, the challenges of civilisation, and how we can adapt to a changing world. These are some of the books I’ve found particularly helpful or inspiring. There are longer reviews… Continue reading 21st Century Crisis Bookshelf

Apocalypse · Awakening

Learning to Fly: How We Can Change the World

In this final part of the series I want to look at how we can put all these ideas into practise. There’s no point reading a book like Active Hope and then not doing anything – the clue is in the title, after all! Humanity is undergoing a radical shift in consciousness that will enable… Continue reading Learning to Fly: How We Can Change the World