When I die

Epitaph By Merrit Malloy When I die Give what’s left of me away To children And old me that wait to die. And if you need to cry, Cry for your brother Walking the street beside you. And when you need me, Put your arms Around anyone And give them What you need to give […]

I see Dogs

  I SEE DOGS   He’s been dead for four months, yet I still go walking with Mr Jorge every day. I see him as clearly as when he was here, running along the beach, jumping through waves, with the biggest smile on his face. The pain is all gone. No more suffering, just pure […]

Skin Hunger: If You’re Feeling Like Crap, This Maybe Why

If you’re currently feeling ‘like crap’, a well-known psychological term, this may help explain why. Humans are, on the whole, social animals. We need to experience a sense of belonging, in whatever sense that works for each of us. If we can’t achieve that pro-socially, some will seek it out anti-socially, with gangs and the […]


  IT ONLY HAPPENED TO BOYS…. WELL, NO.   The first time I witnessed child abuse I was seven years old. I remember it clearly as that was the year of my First Communion. I still have the photo somewhere of my little self and my friends, all wearing virginal white dresses and veils. The […]

Leadership: A Collection of Book Overviews

Building Community in Schoo Change Forces Creating Learning Communiti Engaging Children’s Minds If it ain’t broke Improving Schools from With Maverick Motivating Schools Schools for the 21st Centur The Exhaused School The Fifth Discipline What’s Worth Fighting for

Ecology and Ecoliteracy: A Collection of Book Overviews

Awakening Earth Counting on a Small Planet Earth in the Balance Earthchild Global Mind Change Global Teacher Global Learn Guide to Ecoliteracy Integrating Env Ed Journey to the Heart of Nat Keepers of the Earth Animal Playing For Keeps Teaching Kids to Love the E

Indigenous Wisdom: A Collection of Book Overviews

Look to the Mountain 1 Look to the Mountain 2 Navajo & Tibetan Ancient Futures Pachamama’s Children Pachamama’s Children Navajo & Tibetan The Four Fold Way Voices Of the First Day Urban Shaman Millenium The Medicine Way Wisdom of the elders Murawina Women of the Native Struggl

Creating Resilient Educators

Creating Resilient Educators FINAL V1 Nov

Wise Words Leadership

Wise Words leadership

Touching The Moon

Where were you when Armstrong and Aldrin walked on the moon? It’s July 21st, the 50th anniversary of a momentous event in human history. One that, for four days, for an hour, for a moment, brought humankind together.   I was in my last year at boarding school. Clustered around a small black and white […]