‘Reflecting again on Wendell Berry’s– ‘the forest is the basis of a culture’

This is the first of two posts reflecting on ideas from writer-philosopher-poet Wendell Berry that influenced my art-forest-policy work over the last two decades. The next post details the odd coincidence in that I have been invited by curators to talk about a forest text that has inspired my work–for the 2020 Dock Art Centre…Read more ‘Reflecting again on Wendell Berry’s– ‘the forest is the basis of a culture’

Further steps in Ireland to help end ecocide

Talking horses, Bree and Hwin and two children gallop, desperately trying to get to Narnia where humans and nonhuman species are free and seen as equal! Illustration by Mack for A Horse And His Boy, a book in the Chronicles of Narnia by C.S. Lewis. "I wanted to ask a really Big Question – indeed…Read more Further steps in Ireland to help end ecocide

From Laggards to Legends: Ireland begins moves to support new international ecocide law

Could Ireland really move from its unremarkable laggardly environmental awareness (as remarked by our former Taoiseach - prime minister Leo Varadkar) to champion an international law that could alter the activities of the 13 or so mega-corporations that continue to cause much of the ecosocial harm across the world?