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Part consultancy, part thinktank, part social enterprise, Halcyon helps you prepare for and respond to personal, organisational and societal change.

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To be a catalyst is the ambition most appropriate for those who see the world as being in constant change, and who, without thinking that they control it, wish to influence its direction - Theodore Zeldin

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What's Changing? - Migration

Migration

 

Please see below selected recent migration-related change.

 

See also: Halcyon Migration Headlines

 

February 2019

  • Italians are quitting their country in record numbers at a time when the country’s population is already shrinking thanks to live births reaching an all-time low. Some 160,000 Italians moved abroad in 2018, the largest number of emigrants since 1981.

 

January 2019

On Herbs
Jekka
Halcyon In Kal… 25 July 2018

 

Growing herbs, seeing them, smelling them, touching them, eating them and I hope, soon sharing them (as plants and incorporated into recipes and remedies), makes me - as it does millions of others, i'm sure - just feel better.

Jekka McVicar is an inspiration - she now grows around 700 different herbs.  We can even use herbs to grow our own first-aid kits

I have now been privileged enough to spend a day in the company of the wonderful Jekka and her family. Jekka, with no fewer than 14 Chelsea Golds, probably knows as much about herbs as anyone in England.

On Countries

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Imagine that we could build "start-up countries" and escape limiting, outdated forms of governance that hold people back. "Seasteading", according to its advocates, has the promise to do this, creating new "spaces for human freedom".