Creating Cohousing projects in Powys

  Since March I’ve been working part-time for the Wales Cooperative Centre in a new role created by Powys County Council. I’m the first dedicated cohousing project officer in Wales. This is a tremendously exciting opportunity and a huge challenge. Community led housing projects face an uphill struggle to get homes built but the results…

World Book Day talk at Pen’rallt Bookstore

Excited to say I’ll be taking part in a World Book Day talk at Pen’rallt Bookstore in Machynlleth on March 7th. Myself and two other authors will be hoping to answer the question ‘why do we write?’ More details to follow shortly.

Great new scheme from the Women’s Equality Network

Mentees wanted! Women’s Equality Network (WEN) Wales is recruiting a cohort of 25 aspiring women to take part in a mentoring scheme to get more women, and more diverse women, into public and political life. If you are a woman looking to develop or further a career in politics or public life then this could…

New Green Stories competition from University of Southampton

These guys asked me to promote their Green Stories competition. Looks pretty cool. We need more positive stories out in the world and this competition is one way forward. If you’re a writer interested in helping to create positive visions in the world check this out. About the Competitions

Mont St Michele in the cold light of day

After I returned from Mont St Michele I lay in my tent listening to the rain, and soon fell asleep, groggy with a stupefying sense of wonder. The desire to put a plug in my ear long gone. The next day I woke early, keen to see the Abbey (which unlike the city itself is…