Tag Archives: nature

A starlit circle: entrancing or terrifying?

When you live in a forest, however small, degraded, weed-infested, scrappy and fragile it might be, the landscape is everything. The weather, the geography, this night sky — those are your realities. The stock market, politics, your friends, the university … Continue reading

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Creeksong

30 April 1992 I’ve been here for five months and I haven’t learned much. Just a few things. Like: if the fire has been the process of my transformation, the creek has been the substance of it. Does that make … Continue reading

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A tiny possum by my bed

A Tiny Possum by My Bed: an extract from Into the Green Heart Living alone in an isolated spot brings many unexpected joys. One night, I awoke to an unfamiliar sound. Tucked tightly inside my mosquito net, I imagined myself … Continue reading

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Why is contact with Nature important?

My forthcoming book, Into the Green Heart, tells my story of communion and communication with Nature. Is that an important topic today? Haven’t people always communed with Nature? The answer is yes and yes. People have always communed with Nature … Continue reading

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Move over, Annie Dillard, Margaret Wilson has arrived!

Margaret Wilson My lovely friend, Margaret Wilson, has written a stunning new book. Move over Annie Dillard, Sharon Butala and Gretel Ehrlich! Margaret Wilson has arrived. Make way for the delicate sensibilities of Australian Margaret Wilson’s Touching Nature’s Heart! This is … Continue reading

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First blog post: The Green Heart

Into the Green Heart Greetings! I’m that person learning how to push a wheelbarrow. Or at least I was that person. I’m an older person now. One part of my long journey into the Green Heart is coming to an … Continue reading

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