Divestment campaigns about these days, encouraging people to choose a bank that does not invest in fossil fuel projects and most recently superannuation that doesn’t invest its members funds in fossil fuels. Continue reading
On Thursday last week I got to realise a very long-term dream of mine. Since I first heard about them I have wanted solar panels on my house. :) Continue reading
Yes, I’ve been back into the world of sauerkraut again, despite having a fridge full of the stuff! :D
My top shelf in the fridge is over half full of stacked up glass jars, full of fermented carrot sticks, fermented coleslaw, straight sauerkraut (fermented cabbage) and fermented ginger and carrot too. There are several other jars of ferments in there too. My fridge looks like a chemistry fridge in high school. ;) Continue reading
Enough is enough.
Originally posted on Damn the Matrix:
This little video came past me during a heated disussion over at The Conversation. I have to say, it’s one of the very best things I’ve seen in a long time, it almost gives me hopium! It originated from http://steadystate.org/enough-is-enough
The standout statement for me, who submerges himself in all this stuff and finds it harder and harder to learn something new was this:
“Growth is a substitute for equality of income. So long as there is growth there is hope, and that makes large income differentials tolerable”
And who said this? Henry Wallich, former Governor of the Federal Reserve….. of course as the film reveals, equality of income is also a substitute for growth… This film also deals with the predicament of debt well. Tim Jackson, whose lecture on growth is featured elsewhere on DTM makes an appearance also.
Also making an appearance in this film is the idea…
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Plants have tremendous tenacity. If I’ve learned anything over the past few years, it’s that. Continue reading
Happy Father’s Day for yesterday to all the fathers out there around the world, whether or not your country celebrates Fathers Day today or not. :) Continue reading
There’s a new post over at The Pint Sized Permies. Not exactly a permaculture post but one I couldn’t resist sharing. :)