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Hell and High Water, by Alastair McIntosh

A couple of years ago I heard Alastair McIntosh speak about his new book, Hell and High Water: Climate Change, Hope and the Human Condition. He was one of the most compelling speakers Iā€™d heard in a long time, and I bought all his books at the end of the talk ā€“ except the one […]

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Soil and Soul, by Alastair McIntosh

I picked this up over the summer at the Greenbelt festival, where Alastair McIntosh was speaking. I should have read it earlier really, as it’s book as deep and beautiful as the lochs described in its pages. A strange but compelling blend of politics and poetry, prophecy and protest. McIntosh begins with a rich and […]

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Rekindling Community, by Alastair McIntosh

I met Alastair McIntosh last week at Greenbelt, and his wise and passionate words struck a chord with me. I bought a couple of his books, and read this one on the way home. Community is something McIntosh understands well. In the early 90s he brought the residents of the Isle of Eigg together to […]

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back from Greenbelt

I’ve been at the Greenbelt festival this weekend, which has been an inspiring and refreshing few days. If you’re not familiar with it, it’s an annual festival at Cheltenham racecourse. It is ostensibly a Christian festival, but it has a broad programme of events, a focus on social justice and a slightly subversive edge. Among […]

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