Author Archives: RedKite

The World that we want

I’ve just returned from my daughter’s house where I had the joy and pleasure of nursing my granddaughter for a couple of hours. She is only three weeks old so hasn’t yet had a chance to get to grips with … Continue reading

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Greta tells us

Watching Greta Thunberg’s speech yesterday to the world leaders at the UN headquarters brought tears to my eyes. Tears of sorrow and sadness, tears of repentance and tears of anger. We are failing the next generation and we are failing … Continue reading

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Why is climate change ignored by those in power?

We are part of a “domination system”. To me that means that one group of people want to keep power over others in order to give them wealth of some sort. We find it today in he way that the … Continue reading

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New egg

I’ve not posted for a while, life seems to e oscillating between hope and despair with the way the world is going. We recently lost our chickens, one died of illness and the remaining two were probably taken by a … Continue reading

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Lime Hawk Moth rescue

Charlie our chocolate labrador found a lime hawk moth in the garden this afternoon. He didn’t quite know what to do with it! Fortunately I was able to rescue it before he did anything. A beautiful moth!

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Don’t bomb Syria

I woke up this morning to hear the news that British aircraft had been involved, along with US and French forces, in bombing targets in Syria. In one of the interviews the interviewee said something about getting back to their … Continue reading

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Rip out that hedge

I’m sat this morning reading Peter Cooper about silent fields and also Charles Eisenstein’s “The More Beautiful World”. Catherine, just back from walking the dog, is inspecting the front garden, no doubt planning some changes. And I look at the … Continue reading

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Look and listen for the welfare of the whole people and have always in view not only the present but also the coming generations. – The Great Law of Peace, Constitution of the Haudenosaunee (Iriquois) Nation

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This week is the Week of Prayer for World Peace. Here are some thoughts from John Dear in his book “The Beatitudes of Peace” Governments, militaries, weapons, and the unjust global social, economic, military system kill tens of thousands of … Continue reading

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A dragon in the garden

It is on evenings like this that I am reminded one of the reasons that I love being in our garden. While picking raspberries I disturbed a dragon fly that was drying and stretching it’s wings, presumably it has recently … Continue reading

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