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Who do I choose to be…?


June 23, 2020 By Yvonne Cuneo

Who do I choose to be…? Here in northern Scotland, flowers bloom, birds build nests and hatch their young, the sun rises at 4am and sets at 10.20pm. For those of you in the south, the last of the autumn leaves fall, the earth slowly puts itself to bed and in some places the first morning frost appears. And everywhere, silently, … read more

Helen Wildsmith receives prestigious Award


June 2, 2020 By Yvonne Cuneo

Findhorn Foundation Trustee Helen Wildsmith receives prestigious 2020 Joan Bavaria Award for her leadership on sustainability Helen Wildsmith, stewardship director focusing on climate change at CCLA (Churches, Charities and Local Authorities Investment Management Limited) and trustee of the Findhorn Foundation, has recently won the … read more

Outrage + Optimism


May 25, 2020 By Yvonne Cuneo

Findhorn Foundation Trustee and FICS co-founder Paul Dickinson is a co-creator of the most widely listened to climate change broadcast by Yvonne Cuneo I’ve just finished listening to the highly entertaining and informative one year celebration episode (8 May) of the award winning podcast Outrage and Optimism, created by former UN Chief … read more

What does the world need from us now?


April 9, 2020 By Yvonne Cuneo

What does the world need from us now? We are all experiencing the planetary crisis/opportunity of COVID-19. Even as we practice social distancing or self isolation, awareness is growing that we are one incredible family. It feels surreal, a global wake-up call, a critical juncture in humankind’s evolution and an invitation towards … read more

What’s on at findhorn


June 25, 2018 By Yvonne Cuneo

Dear Findhorn friends , Whether you are experiencing the summer or winter solstice it’s useful to remember a favourite song of mine – “be still and know that day and night, be still and know that dark and light…are one holy circle”. Hot off the press The current print edition of Kindred Spirit magazine (July / August 2018) has a … read more

What’s on at Findhorn


April 24, 2018 By Yvonne Cuneo

Dear Ones, Findhorn Bay is golden with gorse and The Park and Cluny have a vibrant spring vibe with lots of engaged participants and bright bunches of daffodils in every corner. We hope to welcome you soon. Hot off the press! Curious about what time spent as part of our intimate satellite community on the Island of Erraid would be like? … read more

What’s On at Findhorn


March 14, 2018 By Yvonne Cuneo

In Findhorn the snow recedes and the vernal equinox is almost upon us; in the south the autumnal equinox brings crisper mornings. Whether the sap is rising or the days are waning for you, there is much to engage with at the Findhorn Foundation. Hot off the press! Scottish Field Magazine, March 2018 put the Foundation in the top ten spas … read more

Presence not Presents


December 21, 2017 By Yvonne Cuneo

Hello everyone Whether you are building snowmen or sand castles, wearing layers of warmth or very little, roasting chestnuts or enjoying ice cream, everyone at the Findhorn Foundation and Community sends you best wishes at this time of the winter and summer solstice. Your thoughts create. Your actions matter. Your presence changes … read more

55 and still going strong…


November 21, 2017 By Yvonne Cuneo

Hello everyone The colours are autumnal but the temperatures are definitely wintry with some spectacular visits from the Aurora Borealis (or Northern Lights). I hope you are tucked up warm and cosy or getting out your lighter clothes in readiness for summer. (PS We had our first snow last night.) Wow, we have had a busy and celebratory … read more

Charity of the year – let’s celebrate!


October 19, 2017 By Yvonne Cuneo

Hello everyone It’s that time already – spring blossoms and lengthening days for you lovely Antipodeans, autumn leaves and a return to gloves and scarves for the global north, and heat and humidity for those of you in the tropics. Each has its own pleasures… I am SOOOOO delighted to bring you some good news – the … read more