We are the standards we set

I wrote this blog precisely a year ago. So much has changed, but so little has not. After 300 years of the a capitalist approach to life, the dogma we have developed has become so entrenched we often don’t notice it. Growth, efficiency, shareholder rights, returns. Life defined in financial terms. This has become soContinue reading “We are the standards we set”

The shadow side of scale

As we adapt to the changes to our day to day lives consequent on coronavirus, things that were previously invisible emerge from the shadows. In my Derbyshire village are three small shops; a local family butcher, a small co-op and a franchised chemist. Their reactions to the challenges have been instructive: – the butcher isContinue reading “The shadow side of scale”

We’re all heroes now

Whether we like it or not. Campbell’s iconic structure covers a compelling sequence, starting in the “ordinary world”, a call to adventure and departure on a difficult Journey. Along the way our hero meets a mentor, who changes our her understanding of the world which leads her in to a road of trials, in unfamiliarContinue reading “We’re all heroes now”