On Wealth and Money

I think a major problem with our current global economic system is that we have confused money with wealth. This is something that came up in The Handbook of Sustainability Literacy and I think it couldn’t be more true. Allow me to quote: They have failed to follow the fundamental truth that money is not … Continue reading




This is just a quick boast. I was reading the e-newsletter for my town’s Transition Initiative just now, and this little paragraph cropped up amongst all the inspiring achievements of 2011: “A new group formed this year Transition Fashion & Textiles started by our yougest Hub group member Tegan. She had to step back as A levels … Continue reading


I Am a Herbivore

 I’m vegan. The first question annoyingly asked by many upon hearing this is “oh my god, what do you eat?” I’ve finally decided that trying to list every foodstuff that I enjoy is pointlessly tiresome, and that “well, plants…” is a better answer. For those wanting elaboration, I suggest listening to this song. The second question … Continue reading