Monthly Archives: November 2017

An urgent appeal to the world’s leading humanities scholars, organisations and institutions.

  More than 15,000 scientists have signed a SECOND WARNING to humanity, that we must curtail the crippling damage we, as an interconnected species, are inflicting upon Planet Earth. I appeal to all humanities scholars, organisations and institutions. Please read … Continue reading

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“The force that through the green fuse drives the flower…”

My path to the wood   “The force that through the green fuse drives the flower Drives my green age; that blasts the roots of trees Is my destroyer.” Dylan Thomas (1933) ~~~~~~~

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My Landlines Nomination

I have chosen my favorite book, not by intellectual analysis, reputation, or any kind of prophetic philosophy, but by its visceral and healing effect/affect on me as a child. The Country Diary of an Edwardian Lady by Edith Holden. In … Continue reading

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Xenotrauma ~ an appeal.

I have been following the plight of the Manus Island and Nauru Detainees. The belligerence of the rightwing Australian coalition government is shameful. Ministers appear to be defending a right to hold refugees seeking asylum by boat in unfathomable conditions, with … Continue reading

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Peregrine, The Gleam

A female Peregrine Falcon (left) and a male Peregrine Falcon (right) Photo via http://www.earthrangers.com A poem on raptorcide and sub-men. Dark bronze, and Gleam, Her eye is weaponry threaded to claw with naked hunger. Peregrine seeks no thrill into swift death. … Continue reading

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