After over 30 years living in London, my husband Paul and I decided it was time for a change of scene. Having vaguely talked on and off about moving abroad for some time, the issue came to the front of our minds following a couple of stressful years. We decided to test our commitment to emigrating by looking for potential properties in northern Portugal.
Wed 05 Feb 2020
What are the parallels between how we treat an individual with a life-limiting illness, and how we treat a planet with a climate crisis? This is the question that Graham Truscott posed during his workshop on ‘Permaculture as palliative care’ at the National Permaculture Convergence. He has been exploring whether permaculture practices can be seen as a form of palliative care for a planet whose biosphere is in a state of life-threatening crisis.
Tue 07 Jan 2020
The Permaculture Scotland Gathering 2020 - Landscape Banner

2020 is shaping up to be a bumper year of event

Tue 17 Dec 2019
A combination of forces has now brought the ‘climate emergency’ to mass public attention. Banks, corporations and governments are climbing on board daily as I write, lining up to fight the War on Carbon. Suddenly, we find ourselves in a situation, where moments ago ecological concerns were sidelined and now it’s official: there is an emergency; “our house is on fire”. How do we adapt to this change?
Tue 26 Nov 2019