What is an eco-village?

What is an eco-village?

While studying at CAT ten years ago, for a masters degree (MSc Advanced Energy and Environmental Studies) I came to the realisation that our future lay in coming together in communities to create places where people can collectively provide shelter, food and social support for one another. Its around this time that I first heard about Findhorn and became interested in eco-villages. I  took the ‘eco’ in eco-village to […]

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The briefest of moments

The briefest of moments

…a portion of a rainbow appeared in the sky in the centre of my field of vision just as I was taking this photo.. I had lined up the two circles and next thing it just shone out over the horizon.. and as quickly, it disappeared. I do love these chance happenings, moments of beauty, one blink and they’re gone. But in one blink you do see […]

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Frozen

Frozen

Temperatures have really been dropping here in the North East of Scotland. Its been challenging to stay warm but really magical to watch the frozen landscape change day to day and see simple objects transform into bejewelled sparkling sculptures. Here are some images from a magical frosty day at Findhorn beach.      ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]

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Seeking beauty

Seeking beauty

I knew on setting out on this journey that there may be challenging times ahead. I have been curious about these potential bumps in the road and how I might respond to them away from the familiarity of my studio and dance community, as necessary places of release, ‘coming to terms with challenge’, and creative expression. The biggest challenge for me at the moment with living in community […]

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Stone circles

Stone circles

During last summer at the Findhorn Foundation I began to make lines in the shale edge on Findhorn Beach; placing stones of similar colours in rows of white, red, yellow, blue. This became a meditation and a ritual for me before and after swims as I took quiet time on the beach. What I loved about creating them over the summer was the simple interaction with […]

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