And then there we were again. Back into the time and brain-contracting routine of schooling and working from home. It snowed overnight here in Bristol and I’m writing these in an end-of-Sunday morning window, rosy-cheeked from a good play in the snow, the small person now curled up on the…

Since the second half of December I have done very little of what normally constitutes ‘work’ for me. I have not been on social media — except for messaging friends — and have not read work-related books or articles. Leading into the solstice I was on the edge of a…

A carpet of yellow hornbeam leaves, Hazel Hill Wood

Nature — how we value it, understand our place in it, campaign for it — has been the big theme of the last two weeks. This weekend I co-hosted our annual autumn conservation weekend at Hazel Hill wood. It was an experimental group to see how we could make it…

Mary Stevens

Climate, sustainability, nurturing community and self. Cycling comes into it a lot. I often use this blog to take the long view, or a sideways look.

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