Book: ‘Hope’s work’

Hope’s work: Facing the future in an age of crises, published by Darton, Longman & Todd, 2021.

two figures, image - Artist: Daniel Balanescu

Five queries in search of hope

For you, your family/friends, your community, your society, or your cause…

What makes hopeful people hopeful?

This series of eight blog posts explores six ‘core conditions’ of well-grounded hopefulness, or conscious hope. Please share – thank you!


Season’s turn

Hello all Thank you for subscribing to the Hope’s Work blog this year. I hope you’ve found there some productive prompts for pondering what real hope means for you in these disturbed times. Talk of hope does feel in the…

Hope and the ecological crisis (4): Water music

After a bit of a gap, the last in a series of four posts on hope in the face of the ecological crisis…

boring fax machine. Photo credit: Becky McCray, 2009, flickr, creative commons licence

Hope and the ecological crisis (3): Doing enough

Reading time: 10 min. Mary’s a voice coach, so I’m not expecting her to have me squat down, curl into a ball, and say ahh.