We farm Miscanthus and live at Curdon Mill. Married to Lucy with 5 children and seven grandchildren, our focus in later life is to work for our local communities and try to make this a better and safer world for future generations. Active in Quantock Eco, a great little local environment group, and launching a local incredible edible project next year.
Dave Chapman presented on the new powers that the recent Localism Act and the changes to the planning system in England and Wales potentially give to Transition initiatives. (scroll to the bottom of the full article to download the presentation as a PDF)
Dog poo. Yes, I can’t believe I just wrote that, either. But while walking my dog, Tashi, it occurred to me that these little dog walking rituals we perform (or fail to perform) in our town reveal how we relate to the land, at least at the level of the individual.