September 28th 2020
Resilience & solidarity: In search of an answer
In this guest blog, Associate Fellow Anahita Mahmoudi reflects on the millions of people displaced due to conflict or climate, and the need for a deeper transformation in how we approach this humanitarian crisis. Last month I joined a retreat ‘Resilience & adaptation for times of social & ecological emergency…
August 26th 2020
A time of fire and smoke: What story are we living?
In this guest blog, Sufi teacher and author Llewellyn Vaughan-Lee writes about radical uncertainty, while watching the Californian wildfires come closer to his home. As the smoke from wildfires fill the air I wonder at this moment in time. Since the pandemic began, time itself has taken on a quality…
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…