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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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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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The Radical Election

Tomorrow the Greeks go back to the polls in one of the most historically important elections of the century so far.  Having put our garden tools and pointing up trowels down for the weekend we’d like to follow on from … Continue reading

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Hügelkultur: High Beds

Hügelkultur, a German concept, translates as ‘hill culture’.  Simply put, it means burying lots of wood under soil and then planting into it.  Sepp Holzer, the Swiss permaculturalist, broadly popularised it and some american enthusiasts have gone some lengths to … Continue reading

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Beneath the Euro-Crisis

Last week, the organisation for economic co-operation and development declared that the biggest threat to the global economy was the euro-crisis.  Understanding the euro crisis is essential to everyone but unfortunately, clear, elucidating analysis of the euro-crisis is hard to … Continue reading

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