Hope and the ecological crisis

This series of four blog posts explores what a well-grounded, conscious hopefulness might mean in the face of our ecological crisis. Please read and share – all feedback is welcome, too. Thank you!

1. Keeping home

A friend and I were chatting this week about what our mums used to give us for dinner when we were kids, and warmed-up frozen pizza came back to us both…

2. Piece work

I ask the internet to show me ‘English countryside’ and up pops the usual: long vistas over fields of green and gold; trees coddled in dawn mist; gentle hills at sunset…

3. Doing enough

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

4. Water music

Finally, water – the long black plastic pipe first gurgles, expectant, then jumps to life with an unruly gush…