Our gardens are the product of centuries of plant acquisitions and cross-breeding which would not have been possible without the British experience of empire.
Stories are a powerful source of self-persuasion, even identity. That’s why they are as empowering as they are dangerous.
Technology is increasingly manipulating our minds. What we think we want might not be what we actually need. And this is making us sick. So, what can we do about it? Take a look or listen to the podcast with my guest, Ian Douglas.
Until we claim the future with positivity and hope, the past will always be our stumbling block. The story of Robert Aske, The Royal Africa Company, profits from slavery, and how they funded the Haberdashers’ Aske’s schools.
Like a firework captured as it falls to earth, this Willow glowed in the sunlight while a gusty breeze up high swirled the clouds on one of those dreamy, breezy early Spring days. Bliss.
The dynamics of denial damage culture, society and people. That’s why we need to discuss them. Here’s news of a new podcast doing just that.
As heaving dark grey clouds yawn open, light hits yellow lichen on a wooden rail, causing colour to ripple in intense succession before giving way to hope and renewal.
The time is right to unravel the meaning of ‘home’ for our changing times. Why, and how?
As we reach the shortest day of the year with the Winter Solstice, it seems all hope is extinguished. But is it really?
When the mornings are dark, and the evenings too, and in between is but a blurry dark blue, escape becomes all important.