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Teaching the Anthropocene

June 30, 2018 | | One Comment

The challenge: Take a Living Smart class through the story of the Anthropocene. A rough lesson plan…
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Gladwell’s three roles in spreading ideas

June 25, 2018 |

Malcolm Granwell, author of The Tipping Point, defines the three roles important to the spread of ideas… Read More

THE STRUCTURE OF PERMACULTURE — understanding the network

June 21, 2018 |

Networks are a pattern in nature and they are the pattern that permaculture has assumed in Australia and elsewhere. Networks are how permaculture grew into what it is today and what it will grow into in the future. Strengthening networks strengthens permaculture.Read More

EnSpiral’s path to decentralised organisations: a workshop

June 6, 2018 |

How do we make better decisions in organisations? How do we restructure our organisations to create civil workplaces and better interpersonal relations? This was the focus of Patterns of Decentralised Organisations, a training session led by the people from New Zealand’s EnSpiral Network co-op…Read More

APC14 — impressions of a permaculture convergence

June 4, 2018 |

What did participants think of Australasian Permaculture Convergence 14 in Canberra? What are their next steps in permaculture?
That’s what I asked them in this series of video clips made at APC14…Read More

APC14 — informative and convivial

June 3, 2018 |

Describing the 14th Australasian Permaculture Convergence as convivial and informative doesn’t do it justice. Neither do photographs, but they are all I can offer…Read More

From IDEA to ART — Brenna Quinlan at APC14

June 3, 2018 |

HOW DO YOU translate ideas in someone’s head into drawings on a page?

That was the challenge for graphic documenter, Brenna Quinlan, at last April’s Australasian Permaculture Convergence in Canberra…Read More

Among the fruit trees, the conviviality of Permaculture Festival 2018

June 2, 2018 |

Dark, clouds, a strong, biting wind and Canberra cold couldn’t keep people away from the Permaculture Festival at Canberra City Farm.Read More

New lighting provides nocturnal wayfinding at Randwick Sustainabity Hub

June 2, 2018 |

When the new wayfinding lighting was recently switched on at Randwick Sustainability Hub/Community Centre, it marked the near-completion of the third and final phase of the redevelopment of the Hub…Read More

By the sea… an evening at Coogee

June 2, 2018 | | One Comment

I GUESS there’s something about the sea that draws us, something primordial, something alluring. Even those distant from the sea, like those of us fortunate enough to live within walking distance of it, are drawn to its undulations and ceaseless movement…Read More