What If…

What If… By Rowena J Ronson and Nigel Summerley RJR: What if the virus is here to teach us something? What if everyone learnt to deal with something in their lives that they were just not ready to deal with before? What if now is that time when we just can’t carry on as we…

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Living For Today

Living For Today by Rowena J Ronson and Nigel Summerley RJR: ‘Living in the moment’ was a term that many were using before the pandemic. Be present – we told ourselves. We only have today. Don’t live in the past, or the future. Be in the Now. But this past year has changed that a…

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Be More Plant

Be More Plant By Nigel Summerley and Rowena J Ronson NS: Did you see the pictures inside the opera house in Barcelona where a concert to celebrate the end of lockdown was played to an audience of more than 2,000 plants?! The opera house said it wanted to “offer a different perspective for our return to…

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Talking About The Upside

Talking About The Upside by Rowena J Ronson and Nigel Summerley NS: I’ve lived in London, on and off, for most of my life. I can’t remember ever seeing a spring when the grass and trees and skies looked so sharp and clear as they have done in the past couple of months. It could…

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Thoughts On The Global Crisis

Thoughts On The Global Crisis NS: We are in the midst of a great crisis. And we have no idea when and how it will end. All we can do is get through each day, doing our best to cope. But, in a way, isn’t this how life is – always? Isn’t the big difference…

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On Climate Change

We Are Talking About Climate Change… again Image by RJR Nigel Summerley: It has been reported that tens of millions of people could be displaced as a result of climate change in the next decade. I think that’s worth repeating: tens of millions of people could soon have to move because of global warming. The…

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Talking About Climate Change in Ghana, Africa

I have started dialoging about Climate Change with Sackle Akuete, who is now living in Ghana. This is what she has started to share with me of what it is like in Accra.   RJR: I spent time in the summer researching climate change. I read, from cover to cover, David Wallace-Wells’  The Uninhabitable Earth –…

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Talking About Climate Change in Ghana

I have started dialoging about Climate Change with Sackle Akuete, who is now living in Ghana. This is what she has started to share with me of what it is like where she is in Accra.   RJR: I spent time in the summer researching climate change. I read, from cover to cover, David Wallace-Wells’  The…

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