Dawn of the Symbiocene, Photo: Cathy Fitzgerald, 2019

Help Hold Our Breath for 2040: Call to Global Creative Community to Envision Earth as Forest

Dawn of the Symbiocene: photo by Cathy Fitzgerald, Jan, 2019 A call to Earth's Creative Community–to Envision Earth As Forest! Your invitation to contribute to a digital commemoration of forests that will be held in perpetuity at holdourbreath2040.com Expressing fundamental values like love and care for others are part of any healthy culture. However, I…Read more Help Hold Our Breath for 2040: Call to Global Creative Community to Envision Earth as Forest

‘Uinse’ by Sarah Flynn: grieving Ireland’s madness for monocultures

At a conference in Ireland in 2004, I remarked that the Irish had had enough experience of imported plant disease to last them a thousand years - the calamitous potato famine in 1845. The man from the Ministry got up and bleated nothing could be done because this would restrict trade and the World Trade…Read more ‘Uinse’ by Sarah Flynn: grieving Ireland’s madness for monocultures

The Holly and the Ivy from Hollywood

Dear Hollywood diary readers and the increasing number of visitors to Hollywood, Many thanks for your comments, interest and support for the Hollywood project over the year. They have meant such a lot for this long, meandering artful-forest work. Here's wishing you all a very merry Christmas from us all at Hollywood! PS - If…Read more The Holly and the Ivy from Hollywood