Category: Climate Crisis

If the land is sick, you are sick.

30 April 2019

I just read this article: ‘If the land is sick, you are sick’: An Aboriginal approach to mental health in times of drought. It made me think… We were camping in outback NSW recently and the signs of drought were everywhere. The last time I’d been there, the land was abundant with strange and fascinating […]

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The Climate Crisis and Colonialism

1 April 2019

There once was a time when we thought that nature’s gifts were endless, boundless, for us. The taking and taming of land was our birthright and animals were just things for us to use, consume, abuse. Much of those attitudes remain with us today. When I say “we” and “us” I refer to the white […]

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as long as we breathe

6 March 2019

While the ice is melting and our lands are burning and our forests are dying and our oceans are choking the fight for hope is daily the fight for life is dire When we were young my love our old age was assumed now I look at your face my love and my heart fills […]

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Apocalypse Soon

10 February 2019

I’m busy trying to get rich and famous before the world ends. I’m frantically trying to figure out how to make a living while countries freeze, flood or burn and species die in the hundreds of thousands. I’m wondering what the hell is the point of art if we’re all going to die. I’m wondering […]

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The world is not your oyster

4 April 2018

The world is not your oyster its flesh wasn’t made for you to greedily slide into your mouth and mindlessly consume that girl is not your chattel her form wasn’t made for you to thrust yourself inside her skin and violently abuse those folk are not your servants their homes were not made for you […]

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