I write, I give talks, I make connections between ideas and between people, I tell stories, I bring together conversations and, once in a while, these practices give rise to projects, events and organisations.
Big news this month: after several years of searching, we found a place to call HOME. In December, we take ownership of two houses on a patch of land in the town of Östervåla, thirty miles northwest of Uppsala, where we’ll set about making a reality of this school called HOME.
Counting down to the start of Homeward Bound: The Climate Sessions, a four-week online course with some of my favourite thinkers, starting 15 November. I’ll also be teaching a one-off online workshop on the thinking of Ivan Illich on Tuesday 17 November.
The second series of The Great Humbling podcast is drawing to a close. Recent writing: a long read on Sweden and the pandemic and a review of Martin Shaw’s Wolferland and Alastair McIntosh’s Riders on the Storm.
Talking to Ingrid Rieser for the Forest of Thought podcast, June 2020.
An occasional letter about what I’m working on.