Category: ecology

CULTURAL NORMS

Walking this morning I saw someone poisoning weeds. I stopped and chatted for a while (and didn’t preach my “don’t use poisons”). Now the neighbour is chain sawing small bushes. I understand why people poison weeds and cut down trees – they are making… Continue Reading “CULTURAL NORMS”

EASTER WAS A PAGAN FERTILITY FESTIVAL

The Church of Rome adopted all the pagan festivals because the people wouldn’t give them up. Christmas was midwinter: Yule: Easter, spring equinox. A sabbat dedicated to the goddess Eostar. Every church festival was originally a pagan festival. The Wheel of the Year from… Continue Reading “EASTER WAS A PAGAN FERTILITY FESTIVAL”

CHANGES FOR THE BETTER

I was recently asked for my date of birth –which I gave And said “I AM FLOWER POWER GENERATION“ The young lady replied “Lucky you” I said“NO –LUCKY YOU” My generation were responsible for social change: (that is all that I said –the rest… Continue Reading “CHANGES FOR THE BETTER”

“Let them eat cake”

On my soap box again despite knowing people just don’t want to know. Wiser and well known people have  advocated for other life forms and the ecology long before me. Peter Singer Albert Schweitzer John Newton  (wrote Amazing Grace) Irving Stowe and Dorothy Stowe,… Continue Reading ““Let them eat cake””

IF YOU ARE A MISFIT

YOU ARE PROBABLY AN ORIGINAL THINKER Who would want to be a mindless automaton I just felt like reblogging this. Original thinkers are no longer put to death nor put in a mental institution: We need people that see beyond the cultural programming: see… Continue Reading “IF YOU ARE A MISFIT”

HAIL TO THEE ORIGINAL THINKERS

There are so many wise and caring people that follow my blog or comment on Facebook: I now believe there is hope that the ecological balance will be restored. On my soap box about trees – again. The son of the people who own… Continue Reading “HAIL TO THEE ORIGINAL THINKERS”

HAIL TO THEE WISE ELDER

Before the “Industrial Revolution” one’s status went up with one’s age: When a product was new it was good: when it was old it was no good. This attitude transferred to people. So much has chenged for the better in my life time but… Continue Reading “HAIL TO THEE WISE ELDER”

“Let them eat cake”

On my soap box again despite knowing people just don’t want to know. Wiser and well known people have  advocated for other life forms and the ecology long before me. Peter Singer Albert Schweitzer John Newton  (wrote Amazing Grace) Irving Stowe and Dorothy Stowe,… Continue Reading ““Let them eat cake””

Magic

From “on line” Dictionary –magic   “/ˈmadʒɪk/Submit noun 1. the power of apparently influencing events by using mysterious or supernatural forces. “suddenly, as if by magic, the doors start to open” ****************** The first page of my Book of Shadows which was started in… Continue Reading “Magic”

“I IMPROVE AS I GET BETTER”

The title was one of my Dad’s silly sayings. I haven’t blogged much lately: And I’ve stopped doing readings all together:  I had no confidence in western medicine: I suffer from medical and surgical mistakes: I have had several friends die of medical mistakes:… Continue Reading ““I IMPROVE AS I GET BETTER””