Reviews

Glennie Kindred |
Monday, 23rd April 2018
Wayside Medicine is the long awaited companion volume to Hedgerow Medicine, my all-time favourite herbal book, and is another triumph for Julie Bruton-Seal and Mathew Seal. If you loved Hedgerow Medicine, then this will not disappoint you. The two... more
 
Rozie Apps |
Monday, 23rd April 2018
Utopia for Realists opens your eyes and mind to a different way of thinking. We are fed up with the current status quo and with a capitalist system that cannot be changed. But Rutger Bregman shows that these systems can change. And do. Utopia can... more
 
Trish Whitham |
Friday, 13th April 2018
The Minimalist Gardener brings together a series of 17 articles written by renowned grower, permaculturist and teacher, the late Patrick Whitefield and originally published in Permaculture magazine over a period of more than twenty years. Big thanks... more
 
Laura Gibbs |
Monday, 5th February 2018
Minimalism has been a hot topic in the last few years, with its bold claims to saving the world through reducing consumption levels. But there is much more to the topic than just giving away all our stuff and not buying anything new. The core of the... more
 
Peter Cowman |
Wednesday, 17th January 2018
One issue which unites all people in the world is the fact that we access nutrition by ingesting solids and liquids and as a consequence of this expel solid and liquid ‘wastes’ from our bodies.   When we are in gestation our mothers not only provide... more
 
Dr Daniel Wahl - Medium |
Friday, 12th January 2018
Being the editor of Permaculture magazine and many of the excellent books that Permanent Publications has made accessible to the movement, puts my friend Maddy Harland in an excellent position to act as a midwife of the world many of us are longing... more
 
Graham Burnett |
Wednesday, 13th December 2017
The late Patrick Whitefield’s first book Permaculture In a Nutshell was published back in 1993. At that time there was very little literature available about this innovative new way of creating human habitats by working with nature’s patterns,... more
 
Tony Rollinson |
Wednesday, 15th November 2017
This book accompanies the powerful and inspirational French film (www.demain-lefilm.com/en/film) that was released earlier this year (PM91, p39). The author visits 10 countries and meets scientists, activists, business people and elected officials,... more
 
Archie Hope |
Friday, 3rd November 2017
Through passion and curiosity Peter Burke has devised a very detailed (yet extremely simple) method of growing soil sprouts on windowsills, requiring minimal cost, space and time. Did you know that for about 15-20 minutes a day, you can harvest a... more
 
Maddy Harland |
Thursday, 26th October 2017
Drawdown is a fascinating book and the project itself is exactly what we need in a world divided by climate change scepticism and inaction. As explained on page 56, in 2013 Paul Hawken gathered 70 scientists and policy makers from 22 countries to... more
 

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