“Growing up in rural Scotland in a household that encouraged a love for nature and the outdoors, it was perhaps inevitable that Alister Benn would end up traveling the world in search of wild places.
My soul feels sluggish lately, like it’s carrying extra weight around that has slowed it’s progress. It’s frustrating and peeving at the same time! It’s like being in charge of something that has both a life and mind of its own but you’re still expected to keep charge of it!
Sometimes the smallest steps take us further than we ever imagine it possible to go in a few well made strides. And the big deal about that you ask? Well, there’s none really except that understanding how purposeful we can make our lives through simply
From time to time I wonder if I met an everyday hero in the street whether I’d recognise them without their full kit on. Well, would you? Then I realise, I probably wouldn’t. Why? Because I have this caricature image in my mind of a comic book ‘super hero’ whose larger than life and able [...]
What is community-spirit? And when does a community know it has it? I mean, how does a community of collective individuals fit themselves into the same space while still giving themselves enough leg room to seriously contend on an issue or set of issues? And need we always assume that contention is