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January 17, 2020

Rain’s sweet embrace

Listening to the gently pattering sounds of raindrops kissing the thousands of thirsting leaves in my dry garden, I feel an upwelling of relief and deep […]
January 9, 2020

Yesterday’s conflagration, tomorrows loneliness: a reflection on the 2019 Australian bushfires

Looking out from my Blue Mountains home west of Sydney, across the vast swathes of eucalypt forest and heath understorey, I feel the ancient landscape’s spacious, […]
November 12, 2019

Genuine hope within the moment point: moving beyond sugar-coated hope

In my last blog I reflected on the importance of having genuine hope, genuine in the sense of the preferred future state being realistic, better if […]
October 8, 2019

Hope for the wrong thing in the Anthropocene: finding courage within the “waiting”?

Listening to ABC Radio National this morning, there was a discussion about a large national survey of over 54,000 Australians – Australia Talks National Survey – […]
August 27, 2019

“We empty ourselves, we surrender, we unfold”: reflections on surrendering

In my walks for connection, my walks for escaping, walks into beauty and splendour, walks with my sons, the most challenging barrier has tended to not […]
August 10, 2019

Healing the wounds: my encounter with an Angophora tree

When I do my own NatureConnect I tend to just walk slowly without much of a plan. I know that I have a suite of activities […]