Prof Environment & Society, Univ of Essex, Deputy V-C, author; 2017 The East Country (Cornell); 2014 The Edge of Extinction (Cornell); 2011 This Luminous Coast

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@JulesPretty1 — 3,080 followers, 1,261 tweets

Nov 19, 2017

During the Song Dynasty, long ago, Guo Xi indicated that landscapes should be “marchable, visible, accessible and liveable” #TheEastCountry

Nov 19, 2017

The intensity of perception when we’re attentive: the shrill of a single cicada; a light-filled immanence: Peter Matthiessen #TheEastCountry

Nov 18, 2017

Those on the way become the way. The wayfarer, welcome upon the way, said Lao Tzu, true for all #TheEastCountry

Nov 18, 2017

I remember the day, the sun broke through, & the swifts had gone. Not for a year those sweeping scythes. Still an aching absence #TheEastCountry

Nov 17, 2017

Ah - very good observation Abby @Green_Slate! A link here to the Land Ethic too @AldoLeopoldFdn . How the land can shape us - and should

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