August 21st 2020
Alchemy & improvisation: Interview with St Ethelburga’s CEO
Justine Huxley, reflects on service, resilience and improvisation. This brief interview was completed for the Kalliopeia Foundation, who fund St Ethelburga’s programme, Listening to each other, Listening to Earth. KF: What’s one thing that you want people to know about your work? JH: St Ethelburga’s core aim is to build…
June 18th 2020
Holding together, falling apart: reflections on the Radical Resilience programme
Clare Martin writes: Six months since we launched the Radical Resilience series, and the world has changed beyond recognition. ‘Join us to explore adaptive and regenerative responses to climate emergency, ‘ was our invitation, and 16 extraordinary community leaders came together in response. At our opening retreat we explored the…
May 27th 2020
Scarlet poppies: Reflections on a community of interbeing
Justine Huxley writes, “Every spring these stunning beings unfurl their petals and grace our garden with scarlet glory. Their colour is so vivid they seem like messengers from another world. Two days later all their petals are fallen, scattered on the earth around them. This year it got to me….
May 21st 2020
What is solidarity? Climate justice in the ruins of empire
Justine Huxley writes, “Yesterday, St Ethelburga’s hosted a dialogue on the theme of climate justice and the legacy of empire. Serayna Keya Solanki, anti-oppression and sustainability consultant (1), skillfully guided us through a brave space, enabling us to explore this critical theme. Serayna Keya’s work focuses on how we can…
May 5th 2020
What is ours to do?
What is mine to do? It’s a question we’ll all be asking ourselves over the coming weeks. In the face of a problem which is both huge and invisible, this might seem like an impossible one to answer.