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Tony Rollinson |
Thursday, 21st July 2011

Today's edition of the show featured a whole series of reports that to most people could be considered an average day. But, perhaps to permaculturists the connections are now becoming more evident?

The big stories of the day were economics and the Eurozone debt crisis and the escalating famine crisis in North East Africa. We have featured both of these stories on this site over the past few days and connected up permaculture thinking about these issues.

 
Tony Rollinson |
Thursday, 9th June 2011

As ever this internationally celebrated festival, now in its 29th year in the UK, seeks to reinvent the term 'diverse' by presenting artists and musicians from every corner of the globe. Some you may have heard of, most you won't. But that's the beauty of WOMAD – you never know what you'll discover and experience. Every age of the family is welcomed at the festival as always, with countless activities, workshops and kid's spaces around the site.

 
Tony Rollinson |
Monday, 3rd August 2009

Through The Eye Of A Needle is a whimsical, illuminating, enchanting, and funny testament to one man's attempt to survive economic meltdown, tackle climate change, and enter the kingdom of heaven – by making his own clothes. Journalist John-Paul Flintoff takes us on his spiritual and cultural journey away from designer clothes and corporate life. There is no one single epiphany, but a series of encounters that lead him to explore how clothing influences the way we look at nature, the economy and life itself.

 

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