knowing our ancestors

Why it’s important for people of European ancestry to learn and understand their own earth-based culture and tribal history:: In Australia, I notice many people on the path of spiritual and personal growth who turn to the wisdom of indigenous cultures here and in the Americas or Asia for inspiration and guidance. I know I … More knowing our ancestors

summer solstice

Early next year my love and I are making our way to Tasmania, to look for a piece of the Earth to call home. A place to start truly living in reciprocity with the land and to start taking far more responsibility for our lives. A place to grow a family and a village that … More summer solstice

learning to live locally 

A simple truth- “An economy genuinely local and neighborly offers to localities a measure of security that they cannot derive from a national or global economy controlled by people who, by principle, have no local commitment.” – Wendell Berry. Local, regional economies and self-governing communities which understand their needs, environment, culture and shared daily experiences … More learning to live locally 

Bio-shop Ponderings 

“Our economic system and our planetary system are now at war. Or, more accurately, our economy is at war with many forms of life on earth, including human life. What the climate needs to avoid collapse is a contraction in humanity’s use of resources; what our economic model demands to avoid collapse is unfettered expansion. … More Bio-shop Ponderings 

snake and fox 

  Like the tree standing in the winter frost, rustling off leaves, crusted and dry, shedding the old decayed fabric off my skin, licked up by the wind, food for the dust, breath of the spirits, who feel brave in the cold, visible     clear      force, stalking the seasons with different masks, … More snake and fox