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Buying and Selling Homes

Clara Beaufort asked if she could contribute this guest piece. I think it raises some interesting points so I’m happy to share it. Owning your own home has always seemed sensible to me. It can cost less than renting and you get to do what you want with your home. […]

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Community

A great comment from Claire Whits a couple of months ago which I just found Community may not always have the same meaning to each of us, very often people who want to set up a community do not feel part of one, and out of feeling isolated work toward […]

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Creative Commons

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A New Year’s Thought

This article was provoked by a kind request from the lovely Delvin Solkinson. To be found here: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/galactictradingcards/permaculture-design-deck and elsewhere…. 2020 implies perfect vision (you’ll be sick to death of hearing that soon). Something we are sorely in need of – but of the future, not in hindsight (when it […]

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Soil Food Web

Was great to talk yesterday with Luke Louka, first met teaching in Cyprus with Rakesh Bhambri. He’s now in Costa Rica as Director of Operations for Dr Elaine Ingham’s amazing organisation -same time zone as Oregon but very different place to be… Always good to connect with old friends. ( […]

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Disturbance in the Force

Great conversation with the lovely Tomas Remiarz yesterday. Wide ranging and stimulating. We got on to how there are always some people around who want to ‘have a go’ about permaculture or ‘the community’. I really appreciated Tomas’ insight and asked him to write it down for me. Which he […]

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Sleep

Without which we are lost Sleep is such an important part of our lives. Without adequate rest we ultimately go mad. But what of dreams? What of the unknown ‘other world’ we visit in our sleep. How much sleep do we all need? Individually or collectively. A fascinating topic. Never […]

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Poem for a Friend

What are friends for? What are friends for? Well of course for when you need them When we feel poor As we all do now and then. Poverty taunts us in many ways Touch and laughter, hunger Lack of appreciation, being unpaid Some pains are fleeting. Some linger longer. Warmth […]

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Building Tomorrow

As the clock rolls over from one day to another. I think to myself why am I still here? It’s because I care. Here’s how I am sent in an e-mail to the people I mention: “I was lying in bed last night feeling lonely.  I was trying to find […]

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A Little Leitmotif to Start The Week

A Little Sketch At Bedtime There has been much prose of late About things I care about So much dross about things I hate From those who love to spout It seems to meThat we have need of light of levityAnd a little poetry Daily The changes of the seasons […]

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