About this blog

This blog examines the areas I am interested in – art and books and degrowth and flora and fauna and everything in between. This is where I write about ongoing projects, present my art and write about the issues in the world that I find meaningful.

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Paradigm shift is a big, fat pain in the arse

Eileen Laurie

Malmö Open Studios

September 13th, 2022 Posted In: Other

On Sunday 4th September 2022, I participated in Malmö Open Studios. It was a fine day, with many visitors, old friends and new faces.

True learning – learning that is permanent and useful, that leads to intelligent action and further learning — can arise only out of the experience, interest, and concerns of the learner

John Holt

Worry is a way to pretend that you have knowledge or control over what you don't - and it surprises me, even in myself, how much we prefer ugly scenarios to the pure unknown.

Rebecca Solnit

Without community, there is no liberation.

Audre Lorde

We often forget that we are nature. Nature is not something separate from us.
When we say that we have lost our connection to nature, we’ve lost our connection to ourselves.

Andy Goldsworthy

What we pay attention to grows

adrienne maree brown