A space for conversations in a time of global disruption
The Dark Mountain Project began as a manifesto and has branched into a host of further conversations - not least on the Dark Mountain website, in the pages of our books, and at our annual Uncivilisation festivals.
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Over the past thirty years I've led my share of globalised birding nature tours across fantastic far flung places. Yet the more liberating and educational of life's moments have often been in wonderful…Continue
I awakened one morning
at an unseemly, dark and early hour
and, for some reason,
arose to shake the sleep from my head
and take a walk outside…
Where to my awestruck wonder,
I beheld the pink, peach, pastel blush
of morning’s light
the sparking clear darkness
of the star canopy
in the clear, dark moonless sky.
The breathtaking pastels
Below is a journal entry I wrote back in April. I think it explains why I feel at home as a Mountaineer.
8 April 2015
I hear words which are not yet words. They are language as if heard through a wall - unintelligible but expressive. Their music sounds like something I should understand if only they were articulated in my presence.
He who speaks tells a story, utters a mystery, offers an adventure…Continue