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John Adams |
Friday, 4th May 2012
The EnZo PK70 is surprisingly robust for a legal pocket knife. It is slim but features a full depth 20mm (0.8in) by 2.5mm (0.1in), CMC S230V powder coated steel blade, which is flat ground in the Scandinavian style and razor sharp. One really nice... more
 
Joan Lambert Bailey |
Thursday, 26th April 2012
"So, let's get cracking, shall we?" writes Michael Phillips in the introduction to his latest book: The Holistic Orchard: Tree Fruits and Berries the Biological Way, and it is in this charming voice that he delivers a comprehensive prescription for... more
 
John Adams |
Tuesday, 17th April 2012
The Frontier Stove is a wonderfully thought out solution to the twin problems of portability and compactness in tent stoves. The all-steel construction features three folding legs which are secured by pins and the 2.4m (7.9ft) of flue pipe and the... more
 
John Adams |
Monday, 16th April 2012
Having sadly mislaid my trusty Gränsfors Bruks Hand Hatchet (reviewed in PM67) I decided to give the Hultafors Classic Mini Hatchet a try instead. What I like about this size of hatchet is that you can carry it with you without it becoming a... more
 
John Adams |
Monday, 16th April 2012
I recently discovered that my house had been called 'The Briars' for nearly 100 years – what a happy coincidence; I have planted an edible front hedge of blackberries and tayberries.   The wet spring/summer has led to a heavy crop of tayberries, so... more
 
Phillip Moore |
Monday, 16th April 2012
When Transition 1.0 was released in late 2009 the world felt like a darker place. The Copenhagen Climate Change Conference had ended. The bitterly cold snow covered landscape reflected the desolation and exhaustion felt by many within the... more
 
Patrick Whitefield |
Friday, 23rd March 2012
If you're as old as me you may remember the stock cartoon figure of the man walking up and down the street wearing sandwich boards declaring "The end is nigh!" You don't see that image any more. Most jokes wear out in time but perhaps this one has... more
 
Permaculture magazine |
Tuesday, 6th March 2012
This is the first book to explore how to use permaculture design and principles for people – to restore personal, social and planetary well-being. Pioneers including Joanna Macy, David Holmgren and Max Lindegger have been quick to endorse it because... more
 
Patrick Whitefield |
Thursday, 23rd February 2012
For most people, taking the permaculture design course is a major life event. It opens the door on a new way of looking at the world, a new way of being in the world. It affects you on so many levels that, however well you took notes, inevitably... more
 
John Adams |
Monday, 6th February 2012
In the UK, in the last decade or so many of us have been converted to drinking bottled water. Personally I have resisted for years but now, even I hardly ever travel without one. This easy access to water is probably good for us, though we seem to... more
 

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