Gathering 1 – The Gathering

What to bring Remember to bring your planted seeds (if you have planted them) or your unplanted seeds (if you have received them) or (if you haven’t received them yet) bring a pot full of the earth into which you intend to plant them when…

Gathering 2 – Creating a Place at the Table for Grief

The Earthquake The first deliciousness of how Martín Prechtel writes is how thoroughly animistic and re-animating it is – he writes in a manner that by reading his words we give life to things which English had previously ‘objectified’ into inanimacy. For example in English…

Unlikely Peace Materials

Here are electronic materials that I am offering to everyone: electronic book formats (.pdf, .mobi, .epub) the .mobi file is for anyone who uses a kindle the .epub file is for Mac users the .pdf is for anyone else. audiobook formats (.m4b, .mp3) the .m4b…

Our Gatherings

Having consulted with the oracle, I’ve been inspired to build into the framework of our comings together a place for mystery, a place for the cycles of life to inspire us, and for movements bigger than our personal concerns to have a place at the…

An Invitation to the Seeds

“We have neglected the truth that a good farmer is a craftsmanof the highest order.” ~ Wendell Berry I offer these seeds as an invitation to you to join our little group as we reweave ourselves back into the big story of how our people…

“On the Road…” published in Dark Mountain online edition

Today Dark Mountain online published my article that looks back at what we’ve learned from touring for the past two years with the 12 Characters. I offer many blessings to Charlotte Du Cann who was skillful, persistent, and kind as my editor – the story…

We need to call our addiction what it is

In a recent article in the guardian George Monbiot writes to encourage all of us to support the latest call to action: How nature can save us from climate breakdown. Here is my repsonse. Yes, we are going to have to change – as Greta…

Link with Pirandello

When I was creating a Wikipedia page to connect Andrew Boyd’s work together with the roadshow that we were doing the Wikipedia editor asked for a reference to the claim that 12 Characters in Search of an Apocalypse was a reference to Pirandello’s play, 6…