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Tony Rollinson |
Tuesday, 26th July 2011

A survey of over 34,000 people by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) has shown that people in the UK believe their well-being should be measured in terms of health, family and friends and job satisfaction. On the face of it this may not seem like rocket science, but the fact that we are seeing individuals evaluating their happiness beyond that of mere finance is something to be seen as a shift in consciousness.

 
Tony Rollinson |
Monday, 25th July 2011

This morning Adrian Barlow, the chief executive of the Trade Association for English Apples and Pears, was on BBC's Radio 4 Today programme. He was enthusiastically speaking about how peoples reconnection with local produce is leading to a renaissance of the english apple industry.

 
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 |
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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