The Three E’s of Storytelling and Ecology with Anthony Nanson

I’m excited about this episode, as it’s the first time ReStorying the Earth has had a ‘scoop’. Storytelling and Ecology: Empathy, Enchantment and Emergence in the Use of Oral Narratives by Anthony Nanson was officially launched earlier this month. I managed to catch up with Anthony last weekend. Here’s the official blurb and the audioContinue reading “The Three E’s of Storytelling and Ecology with Anthony Nanson”

Highlights from our Shropshire Yurt Adventure

Just returned from a low-key adventure in Shropshire.  Here are the highlights: Glamping in a arboretum with 400 year old oaks and the first Douglas Fir tree to be planted in the UK.  No electricity, spotty mobile phone reception, birdsong that lasted 22 hours of the day and hot showers in a wooden out building = Heaven.Continue reading “Highlights from our Shropshire Yurt Adventure”

Day 4: For the Ants who have Everything

Today’s gift-giving went cross-species.  I’ve got this high-tech hot composter in my back garden.  When you maintain it properly it will reach temperatures high to kill plant pests and weed seeds.  However, we let it cool down over the winter, by failing to feed it regularly, and a city of ants moved in.  I really should dig outContinue reading “Day 4: For the Ants who have Everything”