Author Archives: Paris

Jack Paris

    Paris has begun taking time off from building our farm to write articles, a novel and a few other things too. He has setup a new website for his writing at Jack Paris. His first article is out in the … Continue reading

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El Primero Paso

Hay épocas y épocas. A veces se puede sentir que el mundo está cambiando o, por lo menos, que hay que cambiar.   Cuando tenemos una serie de crises tan fuertes como rompientes reformando la costa es extraño que los líderes … Continue reading

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Drying Out

We have survived a very wet winter.  Thanks to arctic ice-melt March was the rainest since 1944, February the second rainest February on historical record and January the rainiest January in one hundred years. We still have a few streams … Continue reading

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Winter Wonders

So.  Enough time has passed that some people are curious about what’s going on here.  After a long summer of visitors, family and friends we’ve now settled into our reclusive winter mode.  With hot water and heating issues inside the … Continue reading

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One Year!

Exactly one year ago today we woke up for the first time on our land, having slept on a rickety broken metal sofa frame in our damp, muddy ‘house’.  In that year we’ve built rooms with doors, white-washed the walls … Continue reading

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Garden Explosion!

These hot months sailing by have been laden with summer visitors (family, friends and volunteers), fresh fruit and much work.   The garden is now an explosion of sunflowers stretching way up from the high bed, bending up towards the … Continue reading

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Practical Plants

We’re launching a brand new wiki-website today, the 4th of August 2012, Practical Plants.  This is a project we have been working on (in between gardening and building) quite a lot since January; it’s been a lot of hard work … Continue reading

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The Black March

Two contrasting crises, each one serving as a grand symbol for the times, are converging on Madrid. EU politicians nervously ready an enormous bailout for Spanish banks while striking miners march on Madrid. Yesterday, 28 Spanish banks were downgraded by … Continue reading

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