Monthly Archives: November 2016

Need, grief and love.

  Much is written about love and the needlessness of need ~ Osho says if one loves another, then the state of love itself should suffice, as if anything more will never fulfil that need. To be content as self … Continue reading

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Trump, my Daughter and the Biosphere.

How do you explain to a young, vivacious teenager, a bright child with her whole life ahead of her, that the American political system, revered and celebrated as the epitome of progressive modern Western culture, has just conjured a liar, … Continue reading

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Cosmologists’ Dreams ~ Part Two

“The true alchemists do not change lead into gold; they change the world into words,” said William H. Gass in A Temple of Texts. I think it is good to summarise into words the discoveries of the cosmos in order … Continue reading

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Cosmologists’ Dreams ~ Part One

(Photo: ESA/Hubble and NASA) What do cosmologists dream about? The study of particle physics seems light years away from me here at my writing desk, Autumnal sunshine streaming through the window. Yet the discipline examines both what surrounds me and … Continue reading

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Fluminophilia, fluminophiliac

The River Wye, towards the Black Mountains. Ginny Battson © 2014   My #Inventaword for today! Fluminophiliac – river-loving person. Flumin (latin, rivers) philiac (latin, one who has a strong liking for). — Ginny (@ginbat) November 5, 2016

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Lincoln: Unnerved, trembles for the safety of his country ~ the power of Corporations

“DAPL is now flooding the camp with huge lights and flying drones, helicopters, planes, and even fighter jets over us.” Olowaan Plain 2016, Standing Rock Protests (+ credit photo) “I see in the near future a crisis approaching that unnerves … Continue reading

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Extract of The Love Biome, from my chapter, ‘Child.’

  Imponderable numbers of interconnections exist between all matter and lifeforms. Like a child, I try to visualise them. I imagine a kind of three dimensional fabric made from glowing yarns, bristling through all, across space and time. The light … Continue reading

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