Sharon Olver
Devon UK

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Story & Experience

The exchange was enacted at a place where vehicles have torn up the landscape, destroying stability and biodiversity for military practice.

Giving the gift of the colour organge for healing trauma, I created a mandala of items I found there, and sprinkled orange water over the site, in healing.

Why this Place?

Devon UK

These sand dunes have been used for military manoeuvres and have damaged biodiversity and stability

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A mandala was created, with flowers and sea links, with a sea kale plant giving life back as an offering to healing.


Along the Haw River

I am often walking along the river —to be in relationship and prayer with this incredible being .... So, it was a beautiful opportunity to connect this time with the other folks around the world [...]

Healing Blessing for the Land

The forest in this place was destroyed by fire on this day 6 years ago along with the cabin in which I was carrying out my life livng in close connection to the Earth and [...]

sticks with moss on top, in a bog!

This Earth Exchange came half way through a project we have been doing here in Hull called This Place, which has been about trying to explore our connections to Land, Community and our Selves... The [...]

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