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A tale of two cities: the Manchester that loves and hates wild nature

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When Queen Victoria came to the throne, the area that is now Alexandra Park in south Manchester was a lowland raised bog, a mossland. The neighbourhood next to the park is not called Moss Side for no reason! It seems … Continue reading

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on mindfulness: the breath is your friend

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I’ve been practising mindfulness meditation in various forms for over 7 years, but in the past few months it’s become much more of a central feature in my work and PhD research. It’s like all roads are leading in this … Continue reading

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Humans – technology – nature

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Exploring the literature on the relationship between humans, technology and nature, I found various differing views that highlight the complexity of this relationship. I’ll be writing more about these topics as my PhD progresses. You might like to read this … Continue reading

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Thriving at work

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Health & wellbeing and happiness seem to be high on the political agenda at the moment. Here’s my take on it. Thriving in the 21st century Throughout 2009 and into 2010 I worked on a project researching competencies for thriving … Continue reading

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Resilience, integrity and energy flow

In March 2011 I ran a workshop on resilience at the All About Audiences annual conference with 25 arts & heritage professionals. At the end of the session I did a physical demonstration of the concepts I’d been talking about. … Continue reading

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