Political Ecology

Political Ecology can be defined as the politics of the environment which incorporates many disciplines including geography, anthropology, sociology, development studies and environmental history. It emphasises the relationship between politics, economics and nature. There are five main fields within Political Ecology which make it one of the most complex doctrines in relation to the environment. … Continue reading Political Ecology

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Culture is Complex Nature is Sad

In culture there are numerous aspects of existence. The family you are born into becomes an arena where you do things because your parents did. The land you are born on determines your experience of weather. I was born in England so the weather has been and always will be important to me. I do … Continue reading Culture is Complex Nature is Sad

Global Awareness

This photograph was taken in 1994 on a Pentax Asahi, 35mm SLR. Morgan Stanley, Credit Suisse First Boston, HSBC, Citigroup and the FSA had been occupying the Wharf for only three years. Thatchers Needle (as it was known then) stands alone at this moment in time. The Wharf dominates the skyline and those who live in … Continue reading Global Awareness

Bumble Bees Bumbling

This was one of those hair raising moments that could quite easily replace retail therapy. I could have quite happily followed that bumble bee all day, all week even. It was a moment where nothing else mattered, the world was at peace with itself and bees will live forever. As it flew away I felt … Continue reading Bumble Bees Bumbling

Ecotherapy

When I joined the University of East Anglia, on a master of science in international development and water security, I had left behind me, three years of studying to become a psychotherapist. My psychological interest in the earth, led me there. I wanted to understand humans geopolitical and economic relationship with our planet. After a … Continue reading Ecotherapy

The River Thames Meets C G Jung

This photograph was taken on the south side of the river Thames at Greenwich. When it rains, London's Victorian sewage system floods into the river, sewage 'n all. The rivers tide will take the raw sewage out to sea eventually, it usually takes around three weeks. The changing climate means London has received it's fair share … Continue reading The River Thames Meets C G Jung