by Cecilia Macaulay If you have been struggling to adopt a ‘more sustainable’ approach to heating your home, it’s time you got a big hug, permission to be extremely warm, and a generous dose of Permaculture. ‘More sustainable’ often means turning the heater down 2 degrees, living a tepid existence, and saddest of all –… Read more »
Posts Categorized: Comedy Break
Someone sent the following conversation through to me. It’s a must read. I love how comedy can cut through nonsense. God: Frank, you know all about gardens and nature. What in the world is going on down there on the planet? What happened to the dandelions, violets, milkweeds and stuff I started eons ago? I… Read more »
Click for full view. Warning: Cartoon gore! Courtesy: Marc Roberts Oh dear. If you think I misjudge it…. Oh dear oh dear oh dear. With the resources at their disposal I’d expect a lot better than this.
This documentary is worth a watch. It’s not complete – the website that hosts it calls this their "customized episodic series". If someone finds the rest at a future date, do tell.
Click for full view Courtesy: Marc Roberts Kiribati shows some leadership, as the tiger continues its journey into oblivion.
Click for full view Courtesy: Marc Roberts All sorts of military types prepare themselves for the new realities of peak oil and climate change. They don’t do this shit for nothin’.
With words taken from a Democracy Now Interview with John Perkins, a self-styled ‘Economic Hitman’, the studioJOHO crew have made a very cool animation to showcase the fantastic services we the wealthy offer two-thirds world countries. Watching this led me to check out other work from these video magicians – excellent stuff to watch and… Read more »
Click for full view Courtesy: Marc Roberts Here’s a nice piece on AGW, markets and food-riots, by Raj Patel in the Guardian, and some further words on the biofuel connection. A fine series on urban food solutions at GRIST.
Click for full view Courtesy: Marc Roberts A human powered car.
Here’s a photo of a famous Permaculture person. Can you guess who it is? He was photographed with this shovel back in 1956 at the age of two. He is wearing a child restraint belt usually attached to a long cord as was customary in those days to prevent him from running away to play… Read more »
Click for full view Courtesy: Marc Roberts In a warming world pests migrate and flourish in previously inpenetrable habitats and latitudes. Of course there are obvious problems with Frank’s position here – like what happens when your subsistence gets washed away by some other unpredicted AGW shitstorm. As ever, Permaculture looks straight into the heart… Read more »
Click for full view Courtesy: Marc Roberts Loaded dice and extra spots, courtesy of DotEarth.