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Honouring the Winter Sun

7 December, 2016 lucia 0

by Danu Forest Winter is here, and with it the sun sinks to its lowest arc upon the horizon upon the winter solstice. This year the winter solstice falls on the 21st of December. Solstice […]

Samhain – Letting Go

21 October, 2016 lucia 0

by Danu Forest The Celtic festival of Samhain, otherwise known as Halloween (October 31st) can be one of the most beautiful times of the year, as the leaves turn and the first frosts dust the […]

Reaping and Sowing at the Autumn Equinox

21 September, 2016 lucia 0

by Danu Forest This article first appeared on Watkins Publishing. Autumn is here. The first of the leaves are turning, and the hedgerows swell with berries. In Somerset, my tiny village in the midst of […]

Permaculture Convergence 2016

12 August, 2016 Vicky 0

Geoff and Nadia Lawton will be attending the UK’s PermacultureConvergence, which takes place on 2-4 September 2016 at Nell Bank, Ilkley, West Yorkshire. It is a rare opportunity to meet one of the world’s most […]

Alternative ‘Nobel Prize’ For Permaculture

12 August, 2016 Vicky 0

Stuart Muir Wilson, the grandson of permaculture founding father Bill Mollison, has recently received The Right Livelihood Award, known as the alternative Nobel Prize, for his “outstanding vision and work on behalf of the planet […]

Lessons from the goat farm

23 May, 2016 Vicky 0

In 1986 Shann Nix Jones was an ambitious journalist in San Francisco who went undercover in the high schools to do a story about the budget cuts in education—a story that Drew Barrymore later turned […]

Moving On

11 May, 2016 Vicky 0

by Rose Elliot ‘Breaking up is hard to do’, goes the song, and it is; we all know that. Perhaps less well known though is the pain of parting from a group or organisation that […]

The Art Of Not Doing

25 April, 2016 Vicky 0

From Tao Te Ching, © Frances Lincoln Ltd 2015, translation & foreword © Stephen Mitchell 1988 Almost nothing is known about Lao Tzu, except that he may have been an older contemporary of Confucius (55-479 […]

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