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Deeper Understandings

What does freedom mean to you?

protestors meet police in the street
In recent days the UK government has announced a bill curtailing the right to public protest. I'm very interested in this topic, as I have been supporting Extinction Rebellion (XR) actions, and I'm planning to participate/organise an event in Glasgow this November to coincide with COP26. It's led me to reflect on freedom as a human need more generally. The measures in the Bill will allow the ...
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The discipline of writing

typewriter
I've just spent the past ten months writing a Buddhist response to the Climate and Ecological Emergency. It's my second book, the first being I'll Meet You There: a practical guide to empathy, mindfulness and communication (read the first chapter and order the paperback and e-book here). Here I'd like to reflect on the practice of writing. As the developmental editor wrote to me, "Many people...
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