“Be that pike, be that falcon, be that oak.”

“Be that pike, be that falcon, be that oak,” Merlin encouraged young King Arthur. This is how Peter Tompkins starts his book, “The Secret Life of Nature”: remembering what he learned from his schoolmaster as a boy. I want to take inspiration from the same quote in order to reflect upon the need and the duty that we have, at this stage of our evolution on planet Earth, of embracing a non-anthropocentric point of view. What does it mean? Why is this important? “It's one step from spilling animal blood to spilling human…Read more

Face to face with grizzly bears. We were born to love

Will we be able to see a bear – a grizzly perhaps – at least through the lens of looking glasses? That’s all we were hoping for, as we couldn’t imagine what was going to happen. But let’s start from the beginning. Years ago, my husband and I decided to treat ourselves to a special vacation; we’ve always wanted to go to British Columbia, Canada, to experience –even if only for a few weeks- the wilderness of North America. The beauty and the force of nature on the Canadian West coast compelled us…Read more

Communicating telepathically with animals. Communication from the heart

“Who am I?” This is the ever-lasting question that people have been asking since the beginning of time. Who could say that they have never wondered who they are, despite religion, philosophic thoughts, education, or social position? It’s hard to avoid the question, especially when we’re trained to understand the world exclusively through our 5 senses, which oftentimes are manipulated by our desires. As much as we try to avoid the question and hold it back, it keeps coming back haunting us. Maybe it is worth give it a shot, and listen to…Read more