Poetry

This is the end of the first phase of The Human, Earth Project.  In the past year, it’s grown from a simple idea to a complex network of people all over the planet. I’d like to take a moment to thank everyone who has made it possible – those who...
Black Rock City

Black Rock City

The adventure is about to begin, and things are happening quickly… Last week I was invited to present a TED talk at Burning Man, a week-long festival in Nevada’s Black Rock Desert. I gave a ten-minute presentation entitled ‘The Art of Giving’,...

Best laid plans

We all know how busy life can be, and how easily our days are filled with a thousand little things. Before any journey, time becomes shorter than ever, as you wrap up one life and prepare for the new. Organising a six-month search for one hundred people across the...

Feel flows

Last week I went rockclimbing with a friend on the cliffs behind Lake Louise. At the base of one of the more difficult pitches was a slender Asian man standing atop a small stone slab. He wasn’t even looking at the wall of rock before him; he didn’t have...
Breaking the language barriers!

Breaking the language barriers!

We native English-speakers are lucky people. Despite constituting only four percent of the global population, thanks to the spread of the British empire, the success of the American post-war economy and the global popularity of English-language films and music, more...

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