'Twas a wild and windy night last night. Kelly informs me at one point during the night she woke up Ripley was rocking about like crazy in the blow. By that time I had inserted my earplugs, pulled the doona up over my head, assumed the foetal position and was pretty much oblivious to the … Continue reading A wet river walk.
I have recently begun following Emergence Magazine. Emergence Magazine is a quarterly online publication that explores stories of ecology, culture and spirituality and their emerging connections. It includes longform stories, photo essays, and podcasts presented in a visually engaging format. The most recent edition has a great read, On Being Alone, by Craig Childs, a … Continue reading Aloneness not loneliness.
If the parks and wilderness areas must preserve anything, even at the cost of unpopularity, it must be this: the possibility of contact with wild forms of being. This requires two things. First, we must preserve those other things as freely existing, self-organizing nations in their own right. Second, we must preserve true contact with … Continue reading Wildness
Today I went for a late afternoon ride on some access trails around the nearby Mt Taylor. Even though it was a fairly sunny day there was already a crisp chill in the air that bit in anytime I stopped riding to look at some thing or another. A large mob of kangaroos was making … Continue reading Kangaroo encounters.