Author: Lucy Weir

Water myth!?

Myth One: Don’t drink the water if you’re in The Canaries! Not drinking tap water in The Canaries causes an enormous amount of plastic pollution. Quite apart from the plastic, most is shipped here from Spain, which means it has an enormous carbon footprint. It’s also much more expensive than drinking tap water. It may […]

What we need now – and I mean right now!

We need businesses, communities and individuals to be driven to change Our overall objective needs to be to build in a requirement for businesses to change how they operate. How is this going to happen? Education. Building know-how. How to shorten supply chains. How to put pressure on other businesses to provide products that have […]

Respect, King Canute! Reflecting on time and tide

We all suffer from a nagging sense of fear, or anxiety, or dissatisfaction, or loneliness, at some point. To recognise that this is in some sense an illusion brought about by the patterns that contain and occupy us like fractals which then bloom into other possibilities related to the last is not to relegate everything […]

Urgent Matters – hasten slowly

URGENT MATTERS: Hasten Slowly I finally had a conversation with the acquisitions editor in Palgrave about delays with publishing my second book (I’m a contributor and editor. It’s a joint publication). Today, or over the weekend, I’ll go through the final edits, I hope. It would be wonderful if this could be published soon. It’s […]

Retreat to reflect – and a mission statement!

I get a lot of email invitations to meetings, usually in some respect associated with lobbying for changes in legislation so the ecological emergency gets more prominence. I sometimes don’t know what the organisations are or what their mission statement is. So I decided I’d better think about my own mission statement. What is it […]

To book retreats, please email!

I’m having some technical issues with this site. Largely because it’s become too complicated. I’m working to scale back. You live, you learn. If you want to book a retreat with me, either on the 14th November 2021 in North West Mayo (UISCE, Elly Bay) – a Sunday – or on the 20th November – […]

Retreats, courses, writing about bad apples – and my latest trick!

Well, here we are again. I’m organising two retreats, one in West Cork, and one in North-West Mayo. The poster for the Mayo one is below. The poster for the West Cork one is in the making (it will be the following Saturday, 20th November). I’m also creating content for a course that I’ll offer […]