"The literature of the near future will probably ignore the country and seek inspiration from the town. . . and those who care for the earth with sincerity may wait long ere the pendulum swings back to her again." E.M. Forster, 1910

RELEVANT READING, GLORIOUS SOULS & BEAUTIFUL PLACES

This list grows like a good garden. It is well tended.

TRAININGS
(or who is alive and can help you right now.)

Charles Davies, Very Clear Ideas, Clearing the Way and Identity Yoga
Max StJohn, How to Fight Well, Working With Needs and The Needs Cards
Kashyapi Ando, The Way of the Poet

TRADITIONS & MOVEMENTS
(or a list of long dead friends and alive allies.)

Vanessa Bell & Duncan Grant, Charleston House
Virginia Woolf & Leonard Woolf, The Hogarth Press
The Bloomsbury Group
The Blue Stockings
Shunryu Suzuki, Soto Zen
The Arts and Crafts Movement
The Dark Mountain Project
AlterEgo

INFLUENTIAL TEXTS

Marina Abramovich, An Artist's Life Manifesto - Moral Conduct in an Artist's Life (to be performed by an odd number of people in white lab coats)
Bauhaus Manifesto 1919

St Theresa of Avila
Mary C. Earle, The Desert Mothers: Spiritual Practices from the Women of the Wilderness
Wassily Kandinsky, Concerning the Spiritual in Art
Wendell Berry, It All Turns on Affection, Why I am Not Going To Buy A Computer
Dougald Hine & Paul Kingsnorth, Uncivilisation: The Dark Mountain Manifesto
C.G. Jung, Aspects of the Feminine
Mierle Laderman Ukeles Manifesto for Maintenance Art 1969
Rebecca Solnit, The Mother of All Questions and Woolf’s Darkness: Embracing the Inexplicable
The Bahá’í Faith’s 1977 message Two Wings of a Bird
Sharon Blackie @sharonblackie, If Women Rose Rooted
Stephen Jenkinson, Die WiseMoney and the Souls Desires - A Meditation on Wholeness
Charles Davies, I thought I was on the way to work, but I was on the way home
Martin Shaw, A Branch from the Lightning Tree, Snowy Tower, Scatterlings

EXTENDED READING LIST

Matthew Walker @sleepdiplomat, Why We Sleep

PODCASTS

Johnathan Martin, @theboyonthebike, Son of a Preacher Man
The Sacred Podcast
Stephen Jenkinson, Orphan Wisdom

VIDEOS AND VR
Björk interviews Arvo Part, How strong is music?
Sanctuaries of Silence, Acoustic ecologist Gordon Hempton