Author Archives: Els

Anxiety at Home

Webinar by Bridget Bradley; hosted by Centre for Research on Families, 10th June, 2021 Bridget related the findings of a digital Patchwork Ethnography study that she and her team at the University of St Andres, had carried out with families … Continue reading

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Review of Pilgrimages to Emptiness. Rethinking Reality through Quantum Physics”, by Shantena Augusto Sabbadini

The title hooked me in immediately. As a Zen student it reminded me of the Heart Sutra, a Buddhist chant, that contains the lines,” form does not differ from emptiness, emptiness does not differ from form, that which is form … Continue reading

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Book review of Alistair McIntosh’s book Soil and Soul. People versus Corporate Power (2004).

London: Aurum Press Ltd. As someone who did not grow up in the UK, I was shocked when I first heard about the brutality of the Enclosures Act in 1845. It seemed supremely selfish and just plain wrong to shut … Continue reading

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Gaia, Psyche and Deep Ecology

Navigating Climate change in the Anthropocene by Andrew Fellows. London, Routledge, 2019. In this well researched book Andrew Fellows, a Jungian analyst, faces the existential threat of climate change that the media brings to our attention almost daily now. By … Continue reading

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Living Like Crazy

ISBN: 978-1-9998683-0-7 Living Like Crazy, 2nd edition,byPaul Gilbert, York. Anmyn House, 2018. 610pp. It seems appropriate to review this book by Paul Gilbert, the originator of Compassion-Focussed therapy, at a time when Extinction Rebellion is desperately trying to draw attention … Continue reading

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Helpful books

Book blog Books have always been a weakness of mine. Throughout my life I have been guilty of buying and keeping far too many books, as I like to read them in my own time and refer to them whenever … Continue reading

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