Remembering at a Civil Union

This was published in The Stinging Fly 2016 Centenary Edition “In the Wake of the Rising” Edited by Sean O’Reilly but since not many of my followers abroad will have seen it there I thought I would post it here now. Sorry about the double spacing in the poem …its a mystery..anyone have a solution?…

Poem on Bartra Beach County Mayo: A Tombolo.

Poem on Bartra Beach A “tombolo” is a sand  spit that joins an island to the mainland and is largely, if not entirely, the creation of the sea itself and then the wind and vegetation and wildlife and it all becomes holistic and part of the mystery of Gaia herself. Like Gaia it is vulnerable…

Embracing Gaia Three

Embracing Gaia Three Here is the third video in the series about healing the split between humans and the natural world. It centres on the work of Paul Shepard 1925-1996   Writing major work in the 1960ties, he is a huge pioneer of ecology and was Avery Professor of Natural Philosophy and Human Ecology at…

Embracing Gaia Two

Embracing Gaia Two Here is the second of the videos in the series. The theme of this video is  “staying in touch” and avoiding “taking nature for granted”. Immediately below this video is the utube link, mentioned in the video, to Andy Fisher’s short introduction to “Radical Ecopsychology”. The final few minutes of this video…

On Max Hafler’s Forthcoming Book: A Poem

Your Manuscript for “Open Voice”  Max, my partner, has just sent his finished manuscript to his publisher. If you are an acting teacher or even “a voice” look out for it. I will keep you posted.   Your New Book (For Max Hafler on completion of “Open Voice”) Your book is all about making the…