Write for us

Write for us

Posted by on Jun 27, 2012

“The art of writing is the art of discovering what you believe. “ Gustave Flaubert We want you to share your stories, thoughts, projects, analysis, theories and news...

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MAJOR NEW DEVELOPMENT: New Online Newspaper on website

Posted by on Sep 8, 2013

Hi to everyone, I have been busily working hard on creating a new section on our website, auto updated newspapers on topics covered on website, so how does this work. I have...

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One million gardens

Urban Permaculture garden

Posted by on Aug 10, 2013

Clicking on image can sometimes open a bigger picture. Garden Info: Our garden comprises of dozens of varieties of perennial and annual flowers, we grow our own hops that we turn...

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History of the commons

A common peoples history of the UK part 6: Communities built by working people

Posted by on May 26, 2013

This is an on-going serialisation we are doing of a great little book called, ‘A history of community asset ownership’ by Steve Wyler who has kindly agreed for us to...

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Permanent Culture Now: Practical solutions for an uncertain future

Permanent Culture Now: Practical solutions for an uncertain future

Dec 16, 2013

Its been an interesting and stimulating few years since Permanent Culture Now began, we have done a number of talks centred around the ideas and practices of permaculture and the commons as a future model of resource and land usage for all, we have also carried out practical workshops and filmed a great many speakers and workshops covering a variety of...

Refuse and Redesign part 3: Lets get together

Refuse and Redesign part 3: Lets get together

Nov 19, 2013

During the last few hundred years human beings have gradually picked up an odd collection of processes and ways of thinking and doing things, that seemingly are anti-human, and anti the planet that sustains us all. There are numerous reasons why this has happened such as our changing perceptions of nature, our promotion of the individual over community, and our...

Seed Economics

Seed Economics

Nov 7, 2013

A little thought and a little kindness are often worth more than a great deal of money. John Ruskin Read more at http://www.brainyquote.com/quotes/topics/topic_money.html#p1ZKdwSkt3uWJfJT.99 A little thought and a little kindness are often worth more than a great deal of money. John Ruskin Read more at...

Be feral, be Human!

Be feral, be Human!

Oct 31, 2013

I have read with interest over the last few months about people attending re-wilding courses here in the UK and in the States. Though I have never attended anything like this in my life, I feel a strong empathy with the need that people have to remove the consumerist and self interested individualist thinking that has been rammed down our throats since the days...

Bioneers in the age of anti-nature

Bioneers in the age of anti-nature

Oct 16, 2013

Due to The dense and gross materialism of popular consumer capitalism and its all engulfing nature of competitiveness and built in inequality, inventing new ways of doing things and tinkering with older low impact technologies that were forced onto the backburner by the absolute domination of fossil fuels, is a lot easier and accessible than you might think,...

Gardening Wednesday: Grow your way out of Austerity

Gardening Wednesday: Grow your way out of Austerity

Oct 16, 2013

Not everyone has a garden in which to grow their own usable resources, but there are many who do, and when I walk the through Bolton Council estate that I live on almost of the social housing in the area have front and back gardens to their properties. Yet it is these people who are suffering from food poverty. There are one or two families close by who grow...