Closing Chapter Two and on to Chapter Three!

Following the death of our long-standing MP, Sir Gerald Kaufman in 2017, Creative Rusholme set out to encourage community groups and local organisations to plant 47 trees – one for each year he represented the area in Parliament.  By June 2021, we were able to celebrate the achievement of this objective and his successor, Afzal […]

Blog: Earth as Community – The Waters Are Coming.

How can we as humans make sea level rise less of an abstract, far away concept and more visible to ourselves as a real and present challenge? But how can we do this without being overcome by paralysis that the challenges are too big for us as individuals to cope with? How can we learn […]

Blog: Earth as Community – The Ice is Melting.

 In tidying out some of my boxes of resources I came across a National Geographic Magazine from 2013. Its cover title was: Rising Seas. But the biggest part is an extended fold out world map showing what will happen if all the ice in the world melts. Firstly, sea levels will rise by 216 feet. […]

Blog: Lighting candles in the gloom

The stories from around the world concerning the environment are challenging. Images of tourists fleeing the fires in Greece are now followed by the grim stories of the residents in Hawaii who died because they were overwhelmed by the fires in their home town of Lahaina. The death toll continues to rise. In Italy, extreme weather […]