We promote human processes and environmental education of high quality and trigger sensitivity and aim to develop and assist in the management and implementation of social and travel networks that achieve a high quality of life, on the basis of sustainability and discovery new social relations in Transition Initiatives
It’s not difficult to get my dad talking about the past and the first story he remembered about times before flush toilets was a tale about his brother and his friend who snuck round the back of the earth closets in their Lake District village. Via the back entrance they took delight in brandishing stinging nettles at the backside of some local character named Mad Jack!
Retired. Ex computer systems analyst with WA State Govt. Life study of alternate healing modalities, and therapeutic movement teaching. Immersed in the "bad news" reflecting the future directions of a world society facing a food and money crisis. With increasing controls over personal freedoms in self help and choice of living standards.
It’s 8 am and a youngster from up the cul de sac is riding a bike up and down the road. Soon to be off to school, on a new bike I guess, shiny and sleek. Nothing odd you may say, even if you know only a tiny per cent of children ride to school. But this is a nine year old girl, she’s wearing proper cycle shoes and she’s clipped in. She is clearly one of those people who
I began thinking about Personal Resilience this morning at about 4:30, twenty minutes before my alarm is set to go off. It’s like that when you’re way too stretched, way too many things going on, way too many commitments. I’ve volunteered for everything and now there are expectations, obligations, commitments.
About ten years ago I was employed on a food project based in an area that had one of the highest levels of social deprivation in Northern Ireland. The project “lets call it project X” was “Cross Border” and ”Peace Funded” which in local parlance is usually greeted with a snort of derision.
I live in Seabrook in Hythe with my partner and two children. We try to live as simply and locally as possible. Our small garden is full of herbs, wildlife areas and a small garden room where I make my own range of herbal teas, which are sold in local shops and through market stalls.