Watch this excellent description of bird language. Expand your awareness.
I see the need in my personal development to research different ways of walking and connecting to the ground. Here are some of the avenues I’m looking into right now. Fox-walking Tai Chi Yoga Barefoot Running Changing the way I walk after ~40 years of practice is not going to be easy. We’ll see where […]
A podcast, you say! Yes, with William Faith and Rhonda Baird. Much potential there. I sense that we have the ability to take permaculture somewhere with this. Certainly this is a new environment for us, as permaculturists we’re going to start with a little observation and interaction. The potential I see is that it is […]
Monster truck pirates = end times.
Another book, this time from my childhood. How Tom Beat Captain Najork and His Hired Sportsmen, by Russel Hoban and Illustrated by Quentin Blake. Very British, a boy who likes to fool around tries to avoid mutton and cabbage sog and reading off pages of the nautical almanac. I read it to my kids, you […]
Having young children I get the opportunity to read many different picture books. It’s a different experience then a book of only words, there’s a simplicity of story that I find I like. It’s like a storyteller sitting round the fire. When I Was Eight, by Christy Jordan-Fenton (Author), Margaret Pokiak-Fenton (Author), Gabrielle Grimard (Illustrator) is […]
I’m really excited to be working with Rhonda Baird and William Faith on this one day workshop! As always it’s a chance to expand awareness of permaculture and to think critically about the problems we collectively face. I come away from these experiences feeling energised about what we’re able to do together. You can register […]
Behold: The next rocket stove design to test, a box rocket! Luckily consumer culture has just the thing to make a stovetop, a cast iron casserole pan. It burned reasonably well when the wind wasn’t knocking over the chimney. It burnt much better when we converted it to a standard J tube (sorry no pictures). […]