Tag Archives: David Holmgren

Retrofitting the Suburbs *

  Self-reliance. . . It has always been an economic foundation of every society in history, it’s just that in the super-charged affluence of the past couple of decades we’ve managed to suck it dry and shift everything up, into the … Continue reading

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Changes to Lifestyle

“… we have found that basic personal habits and behaviours are some of the most difficult and sensitive to deal with, and yet they are at the heart of the ecologically dysfunctional nature of modern society.”         … Continue reading

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