Author Archives: garyalex

Critical readers wanted for eGaia, 2nd edition

I’ve been working hard on the 2nd edition of my book, eGaia. I have now completed a draft, which you can download. I’m looking for critical readers whose comments will help me move towards the final version. Could you help? … Continue reading

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Transition Movement moves on a step: becoming a global family

I’m just back from a wonderful 4 day international meeting of the Transition National Hubs, in and around Lyon, France. There were about 35 of us, a few coming and going over the days, from 17 countries around the world. … Continue reading

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What does Egypt tell us about democracy?

All the media comments about the Egyptian army’s ‘coup’ take for granted that the model of ‘democracy’ in the West is obviously right and the best.  We assume that a party with a parliamentary majority, no matter how slim, and … Continue reading

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Rob Hopkins at Downham Market

I had a lovely afternoon when Rob Hopkins came to Downham Market for one of the ‘Transition Thursdays’. It was a delightful little event, with about 20 people, in the garden of John and Carol’s eco-house in Stoke Ferry. After … Continue reading

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AJUDADA: Third day – Hands

The theme for the third day was ‘hands’ and was dominated by doing practical work.  The Council gave us (free of course) a one year lease on an unused building that was a real mess. The building had formerly been … Continue reading

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AJUDADA: Second day – heart

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I’m writing this report of the second day of AJUDADA on the morning of the third day, which promises to be great too, as we are turning a derelict building into a permanent home for AJUDADA. More on that tomorrow. … Continue reading

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AJUDADA: First day – head

The first day of AJUDADA is now over, and I’m back at the home of Olga, who is putting up a lot of us, including Charles Eisenstein and a group from Tamera community. All parts of the day were special. … Continue reading

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