At this time of the Great Transition, we need ideas, role models, new narratives that show us how we can step forward into a future we'd be proud to leave to the generations that come after us.
What does it take for our kids to look back and say, 'It was hard, but they did it'? We talk to the people leading the way, offering interviews, conversations and radical new ideas from people who live the change we need to see in the world.
We have the choice now, to transform - or to face the chaos of a failing system. Our Choice. Our Chance. Our Future.
Join the evolution at: https://accidentalgods.life
Communities of craft and purpose: building a future that works with Alice Holloway of the London Urban Textiles Commons
How can we find joy in life again? How can we create beautiful things to wear that allow us to be the best of ourselves - and build community while we do it? Alice Holloway is co-founder of London Urban Textiles Commons, and she's committed to finding the answers. Join us for an inspiring, sparky exploration of how our future can be different. More at https://accidentalgods.life
Parenting in the Climate Emergency: Building a future we'd be proud to leave to our children - with Eva Bishop
How can we be the best possible stewards of the future for our children? How can we meet their eco-anxiety and teach them resilience, adaptation and give them the skills of systemic thinking that will help them navigate the uncertainties to come? With Eva Bishop. More at https://accidentalgods.life
Power to change the world - for good or really, really bad. With Richard Heinberg of the Post Carbon Institute
What is Power? How do we use it: both power over each other, and the power that fuels the world? How could we use it better. This week, we speak to Fellow of the Post Carbon Institute, Richard Heinberg, author of Power: Limits and Prospects for Human Survival about what's going wrong and how we could get it right. More at https://accidentalgods.life
Three-Way Solstice PodBoom: The Hive, Upstream and Accidental Gods virtual solstice party
As we head down into the dark nights of the year, the quiet time of introspection, of assessing the year just gone and thinking forward to the one yet to come, Accidental Gods joins with the hosts of Upstream and The Hive podcasts: 3 women engaged in the best of change to bring the world to a flourishing future. More at https://accidentalgods.life
Winter Book Round up with Manda - Best of the Fiction, non-fiction - and podcasts - to share this season
What are the best, most readable, most inspiring and most give-able books this season? Manda's solstice list of her favourite Fiction and non-Fiction books read in 2021. Plus a bonus handful of must-listen podcasts.
Ministry for the Future: exploring the ways through that work with Kim Stanley Robinson
How can we get from the current edge-of-catastrophe to a world where we have addressed the huge issues of the climate and ecological emergency? Only in fiction can we bring the answers together in a vision of a better world. Author Kim Stanley Robinson talks about his 'The Ministry for the Future' - One of Barack Obama's favourite books of last year.
Full of great ideas and inspiring people
Very grateful to Manda Scott and her team for weekly inspiration and such useful resources.
New to this series and finding it really inspiring as it pulls together so many thing that concern and interest me - what is means to be human, neuroscience, ecology, spiritual development - and all done with clarity and humour, making it so accessible.
So beautiful and life-enriching. Thank you so much for putting this awesome energy out in the world.