And now…the moment you have all been waiting for…here’s this weeks’s newsletter!
Its just a quick one this time, with a few articles for you to look at, as I am away in the Karoo and havent had much time behind the computer.
For those that are perhaps interested to know more about Totnes, in Devon, which was the first Transition Town, here’s an interesting article for you: http://devon.greatbritishlife.co.uk/article/transition-town-totnes-29649/
In my presentation at Walmer Library I pointed out that resilience is what we should be aiming for, not just sustainability. Here is a book review on The Post Carbon Reader which very quickly looks at that. http://transitionvoice.com/2011/04/sustainability-no-resilience/
Just an interesting article I came across on how coal power doesn’t provide promised jobs: http://www.treehugger.com/files/2011/03/newest-coal-plants-only-created-half-jobs-industry-promised.php
My kind of studio; recycled: http://www.treehugger.com/files/2011/04/recycled-studios-for-artists-pop-up-in-us-northeast.php
For the gardeners…
Many seem to think that growing your own food requires huge amounts of work. What about the lazy bunch who still want still want good, healthy, local food out the garden. Gardening doesnt have to be a such a chore…here’s a few tips for the Lazivores: http://www.treehugger.com/files/2011/04/lazivores-unite-manifesto-lazy-gardening.php
A video tour of this chap’s permaculture allotments: http://www.treehugger.com/files/2009/09/awesome_permaculture_tour.php
Transition Worthing are getting busy, this time with a community garden. Here’s a short film on the initiative: http://transitionculture.org/2011/04/11/transition-in-action-a-community-garden-for-worthing/
Now I’m sure some of you have heard of the Slow Food Movement, but what about Slow Architecture….: http://www.care2.com/greenliving/what-is-slow-architecture.html
Events this month
Monday 11 April – Public Lecture by Sir David Attenborough
Thursday 21 April – GreenDrinks
And thats all for now…