Over four and half years ago I started writing daily. Every day, without fail, I wrote. But today I pause. Likely for the summer, but perhaps longer.
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Covered in Mud
This weekend we moved our pigs from one end of the property to the other. We were successful, but in the end , I was covered in mud.
I received an email announcing there are now jeans being made from stinging nettles. I was amazed and wondered how someone concluded to give it a try. Her worldview must have been different. Or perhaps she started hyper local. What are you exploring today? What is...
Themes from Gathering #2
The second humanitarian data gathering was shaped by the ALNAP paper on humanitarian system change and Donella Meadows’ system thinking leverage points.
Aid Agencies or Data Companies
With the move to professionalisation, came a more ‘corporate’ approach to aid organisations. This ‘corporatisation’ brought positive and negative impacts.
Prophets and Pills
Life is full of perspectives, but also bias and injustice. We need the prophets. Prophets are not fortunetellers, no they are those speaking truth to power.
215 + 751 + ? unmarked graves
I am ashamed of my Canada. We have failed so many. We need a day (or week) of repentance and a asking for forgiveness.
Plan for both
Some days you’ll feel you are managing well, organised, and content. Other days you’ll feel like you are a failure. Plan for both.
What will you do with the savings?
A process that took days previously can now take minutes. What are we going to do with these savings? Perhaps increase the quality of the interaction?