Building a world of
resilient communities.

Before President Trump, fetch wood, carry water. After President Trump, fetch wood, carry water.

Perhaps it is the enabling of imagination that is one of the most important things we do in Transition.

10 essential ingredients of a ‘Good Brexit’

It is increasingly clear that ‘taking back control’ looks likely to mean nothing of the sort.

Leonardo DiCaprio’s ‘Before the Flood’: A Review

The film would have us believe that we can have our cake and eat it. We can’t. But there is still a delicious, albeit different, menu on offer.

One Man's Take on "How to Survive the Future"

I'm delighted to be able to share the Foreword I wrote for David Fleming's book 'Surviving the Future', which was selected and edited by the wonderful Shaun Chamberlin.

"A Crowd, a Host of Golden Chanterelles": my Wild Mushroom Initiation

It was my first experience of wild mushroom foraging, and it was magical.

Book Review and Competition: 'Born on Third Base' by Chuck Collins

“Wealthy friends and neighbours”, he writes, “it is time to come home”, and “to come out of your gated communities and gated hearts”.

Rob 'Hop King': my First Year as a Hop Farmer

I was inspired for some time by the Hop Clubs started in Brixton and elsewhere, in particular by Crystal Palace Transition Town’s ‘Palace Pint’ project, growing hops in many locations across their neighbourhood, including their ‘Tipsy Garden’ in a local pub, and by the Stroud Brewery who do it too.

The Transition Town Movement with Rob Hopkins

Rob Hopkins recently appeared as a guest on the the Permaculture Podcast with Scott Mann. Their conversation spans permaculture, Transition, BREXIT, and what it takes build real community resilience.

Kicking Off in the Bathroom

What happens when it becomes too costly, unfeasible or, due to sudden disruptions to our energy supplies, impossible, to run our mains sewage system?

Resilience in Action!

Our thoughts go out to all those affected by the earthquake in central Italy - as we post this 241 people are known to have died, dozens are still trapped, many are homeless and aftershocks continue to rock the area.