Monthly Archives: July 2015

Into the Woods: John York

I have just finished reading,”Into the woods” by John York. This work explores storytelling. Not just character and narrative but additionally why stories resonate so strongly with us. My particular interest comes from my interest in engaging stories of sustainability, … Continue reading

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Channelling the Joy | George Monbiot

I found this article by George Monbiot particularly thought provoking. As an advocate for a beautiful and sustainable future these thoughts are helpful. Channelling the Joy | George Monbiot.

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Pretty or smart? Why do girls have to choose? | Ongoing chatter from a materials girl wondering about what matters

This is from Nanogirl challenging us to tell stories of the women in our lives that inspire us. So many teachers: Miss O’Connall, who taught me to read; Mrs George, Miss Nash, …a string of great science teachers, who fostered … Continue reading

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“The Art of Stillness: Adventures in Going Nowhere.” by Pico Iyer.

This week I have been reading “The Art of Stillness: Adventures in Going Nowhere.” By Pico Iyer. This was published by TED and I’m just listening to his Ted talk. I understand that stillness and focus is an important aspect … Continue reading

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Paul Dolan: Happiness by Design

“The more time you spend attending to things that make you happy, the happier you will be”. I have just finished reading, “Happiness by Design: Finding Pleasure and Purpose in Everyday Life” by economist Paul Dolan. Published in 2014 this … Continue reading

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