In anticipation of the emerging aliveness

Silhouette of crooked hazel branch with new buds emerging

For a while, I’ve been carrying a sense of anticipation. Of knowing that something was about to emerge, yet not knowing what… Some of this is tied to my exploration of Be More Poet, with Rick Rubin’s words from The Creative Act: A Way of Being for navigation: ‘The work reveals itself as you go.’ … Read more

Pondering our perceptions of time and movement


We tend to think of movement as getting from A to B. Or of getting better, moving away from what was undesirable. Yet here in the valley, water and the unrooted more-than-humans are the only ones who display movement like this. Others demonstrate their aliveness by blossoming like the overnight eruption of white hawthorn flowers … Read more