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eGaia 2nd edition and also new video!

Hello friends, This is a big day for me. After a long gestation, I’m releasing the second edition of my book, eGaia, Growing a peaceful, sustainable Earth through communications, and also a 10 minute video, After the Crash: From chasing … Continue reading

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Losing our religion? Or growing a new global one?

In an article in this week’s New Scientist, “Losing our religion” by Graham Lawton takes a rather narrow, but quite common, view of religion as mainly determined by active membership in a traditional religion and a belief in a God, … Continue reading

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You’ve heard of Slow Food, now there’s Slow Money!

I was intrigued by an event I saw listed in the Transition US newsletter, Essential Knowledge for Transition: Financial System and Local Investing which was “the first in a 3-part series of teleseminars on economic transformation by Marco Vangelisti”. I downloaded … Continue reading

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Building a Global Family that looks after people and the Earth

To my friends and family: I’ve just written this as a ‘Farewell Essay” for my last meeting of the Board of Trustees of the Transition Network, but I would like to send it to a much wider audience too. You … Continue reading

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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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