Missing Home

I’ve been finding it hard being separated from my family this week. To be honest, I’m beginning to ask myself if I’ll ever be able to see my loved ones again! I’m not trying to catastrophise, it just feels like the uncertainty surrounding COVID is spreading out forever. Most of you know that I haven’tContinue reading “Missing Home”

Take a Deep Breath: The World Isn’t Ending

It’s easy to feel like the world is ending.  Climate Change, Deforestation, COVID, Political upheaval… need I go on? Since being a child, I have felt sick to the bone about these things.  ‘I was born at the end of the world.’ I used to think to myself. ‘How terrifying.’ It’s completely valid to feelContinue reading “Take a Deep Breath: The World Isn’t Ending”

Cultivating Something Alright Out of Another Bloody Confinement

All over the world, we are looking at another long slog of confinement. (Thanks a lot COVID!) Here in France, we have been told to batten down the hatches for at least a month, but it will probably end up being rather a lot longer. It’s certainly not what I had planned for myself thisContinue reading “Cultivating Something Alright Out of Another Bloody Confinement”

A Note On Climate Grief

I haven’t been coping very well with climate grief this week. I have curled up in front of the fire for the past three days, crying about things that I don’t have the power to change.  I want to cast a spell on all the people cutting down the rainforest, freezing them into cold hardContinue reading “A Note On Climate Grief”