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resilient communities.

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.

The EU Wants to Block Romania's 51% Local Food Shift. Who Cares?

Amid all the mayhem and turmoil of recent weeks, here's a news story you may have missed.

Tony Blair, Godzilla, and the Banquet of Consequences

One of the best things about Transition for me is that we bring big issues home, and we own them.

This #ProgrExit Starts with your Longing

So, shine on you crazy Transitioners, and Changemakers of all Hues and Persuasions. Shine harder than you ever shone before...