Grow your Own

Very few gardens are the same. They may be a similar size, maybe on a modern development where most of the houses look similar. But the gardens are unique. They reflect the personalities of those who tend them. The pots, the types of flower, the layout. Those who tend them like to spend time there,Continue reading “Grow your Own”

A quiet revolution

It’s been said that we don’t know there’s a revolution going on ’till it’s over. Up until that point, we see anomalies, departures from our familiar norms and are slow to come to terms that this is the new normal. We can see this at a variety of levels, although where I am noticing itContinue reading “A quiet revolution”

Dependence, Independence, Interdependence and Permission

Most of us are brought up to be dependent – on other’s approval, on “experts”, and to needing permission. In the industrial era, it made sense, hierarchies were effective means of command and control, and compliance meant the difference between earning a living, or not. As technology and social structures changed, we moved towards greaterContinue reading “Dependence, Independence, Interdependence and Permission”