Nemawashi. Digging around the roots for sustainable change.

Digging around the roots. If you’ve ever transplanted a tree, or spent time digging up deeply rooted brambles, you’ll get what I’m talking about here. If you haven’t, I’d recommend it. There’s a lot to be learnt from nature*, and a bit of ’17th century Peasant work’ as my son described it. It does a […]

Social Movements, The Slime of Bureaucracy and SHEDS!!!!

My Kafka T-Shirt – worn to important meetings (under a shirt – obviously!) “Every revolution evaporates and leaves behind only the slime of a new bureaucracy”. There is a point to the Franz Kafka quote, which will be explained later. In the meanwhile I’ll stop being pseudo intellectual and resume normal service…. Last week I was […]