Pattern recognition – Crip time

What is Crip Time? How do you measure Crip time? What does Crip time feel like? Is it even OK to say Crip?! Crip is term that has been used historically to stigmatize and oppress disabled and chronically sick people. … Continue reading

An illustration of very colourful imaginary flowers

Imaginary flowers

Breathing in, I am a flower. Breathing out, I am fresh! This one goes out to everyone with invisible illnesses, disabilities, and chronic conditions who simply aren’t going to get well soon! These flowers are not meant to wish someone … Continue reading

Holding Space – zine

Holding Space, When you know how to suffer you suffer less, Bed Therapy Aphorisms, is a zine of short statements expressing a general truth or advice on how to conduct yourself. These aphorisms were taken from notes jotted down during … Continue reading

Holding Space – short film

Holding Space. When you know how to suffer you suffer less is a short ten minute film about grief and chronic illness and how both processes are also accompanied by moments of gratitude and grace. “Holding space” means being physically, … Continue reading

A family visit

Holding space

Holding space means being physically, mentally, and emotionally present for someone to support them as they process their experiences and feelings. An important aspect of holding space is keeping judgment at bay, and being mindful of how you yourself respond … Continue reading

Episode 11: ON NARRATIVES

Transcript to the Nordic By Nature Podcast, ON NARRATIVES. Intro: Welcome to Nordic By Nature. A podcast on ecology today, inspired by the Norwegian Philosopher Arne Naess, who coined the term Deep Ecology. In this episode ON NARRATIVES, we hear … Continue reading

Episode 9: ON ART

 Simple transistor landing page. Direct download of mp3. Voice intro: Welcome to Nordic By Nature, a feature length podcast on ecology today inspired by the Norwegian Philosopher Arne Naess, who coined the term Deep Ecology. In this episode, ON … Continue reading

Episode 8: ON KNOWLEDGE

Podcast episode 8: ON KNOWLEDGE Simple Landing page. Direct download of mp3. Intro: Welcome to Nordic By Nature, a podcast on ecology today inspired by the Norwegian Philosopher Arne Naess, who coined the term Deep Ecology. This episode, ON KNOWLEDGE, … Continue reading

Episode 6: ON BELONGING

In this sixth episode, On Belonging, we meet three people who have thought a lot about what ‘home’ means to them and how that relates defines their relationship to a place. All were present at Standing Rock. Dark Mountain contributor … Continue reading

Episode 5: ON HAPPINESS

Listen here: https://share.transistor.fm/s/a2b3ea54 Download episode here: https://media.transistor.fm/862d207c.mp3 Transcript to episode 5. On Happiness. Introduction: ICE SOUNDS Voice: Welcome to Nordic By Nature, a podcast inspired by the Norwegian Philosopher Arne Naess, who coined the term Deep Ecology. According to Naess’s interpretation … Continue reading

Episode 3: ON INNER RESILIENCE

Listen on Transistor. In this episode ON INNER RESILIENCE, we hear four voices share how they maintain inner equilibrium. Firstly, we learn about nature-centred mindfulness practice from Ajay Rastogi, at the Foundation for the Contemplation of Nature in the Himalayan … Continue reading

Stewardship as a Concept of Self.

How do we view ourselves and our place in the world? A question that every great philosopher has wrestled with throughout time, but also one which we are revisiting in the light of the climate crisis especially amongst a growing … Continue reading

Who Should Own the Earth?

Below is the keynote speech ’Who Should Own the Earth?’ by Dasho Dr Karma Ura at the Earth Trusteeship Forum, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok. The Earth Trusteeship Platform offers open, decentralized, ‘multi-polar’ and independent creative space for persons and organisations motivated … Continue reading

Nordic by Nature Podcast

A podcast bringing new perspectives on deep ecologyIn ten episodes, and with a global perspective, Nordic By Nature explores human, social and personal resiliency and adaptability that is needed for these challenging times. The podcast is sent from Sweden and … Continue reading

Episode 1: ON ACTIVISM

The first episode On Activism features 3 strong voices who represent many thousands more at the forefront of change. First you hear the words Satish Kumar. To people in the ecology movement, Satish Kumar needs little introduction. He has been … Continue reading

The Professor, The Chef and an Epic Dream.

A lot has been happening since I met culinary experts Professor Pushpesh Pant and Chef Nishant Choubey at the Tasting India Symposium in Delhi last December 2017. At that time, Chef Nishant was curating food experiences at the elegant aero-city … Continue reading