Monthly Archives: November 2011

the quiet place

To be still is to notice Beauty. the quiet place.

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Why Curiosity Doesn’t Kill the Cat | Psychology Today

This link leads to a  thoughtful article on curiosity.  In my view, curiosity leads to beauty and from there it is a short step to moving toward sustainability.  I am intensely curious; mostly that brings me joy. Why Curiosity Doesn’t … Continue reading

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Sustento – Exploring possibilities for building a sustainable society » Blog Archive » Living Within our Limits

A quick note.  I have been watching with increasing hope the Wall Street Protests.  Maybe a good tipping point is close.  There is no doubt in my mind that standard economic theory is one of the root problems, leading to … Continue reading

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The Positive Deviant

The Positive Deviant Sustainability Leadership in a Perverse World By Sara Parkin This book is one of several that I am currently reading.  Sara Parkin is a life long leader in sustainability and green issues now teaching the next generation … Continue reading

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When two tribes meet: collaborations between artists and scientists | Art and design | The Guardian

This was one of the first articles I wrote into.  It is the start of me finding my voice, as it were.  As a scientist and an artist I find the whole two cultures argument boring and unproductive.  I have … Continue reading

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The Museworthy Art Show « museworthy

Two important things are to acknowledge the beauty in our lives and to build communities.  I am a member of the community of artists who follow the blog of Claudia, an artists model in New York.   Today she posted the … Continue reading

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Cecil Vortex: Conversations about Creativity Archives

This hill is behind Palmerston North where I live.  Every day and every hour the light changes; and it is different.  Always beautiful.  Part of my relationship with the land I live on. This is an amazing website. “About-Creativity is … Continue reading

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India plans ‘safer’ nuclear plant powered by thorium | Environment | guardian.co.uk

India plans ‘safer’ nuclear plant powered by thorium | Environment | guardian.co.uk. I think we need to carefully consider all of our options moving forward.  One of these is nuclear power.  This looks like a sensible approach.  Small sealed nuclear … Continue reading

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The Importance of Positivity « Inspired Every Moment

The drawing is from a trip to my favorite beach.  An important place in my life under treat from the container ship, Rena which steamed on to the reef with 1500 tonnes of fuel on board.  So far we are … Continue reading

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