People keep telling me that I am wasting my time. I’m not. People keep telling me that no one has any money to spare in these times. I tell them they are wrong because some people do have money to spare because some people have contributed to the project. People then say, o.k. but not enough […]
Tony & Mandy Morse and their four children are moving towards living a more independent lifestyle by producing their own food, power, and even some of the materials that will be used to build their home. In this episode we find them in the midst of lambing!
In 2012, together with a group of collaborators, we made a film. It is an independent production, which is the reason I am including it here, as an example of what can be produced independently when we put our minds to something. It was made in our spare time. Half of the cast have a background in some […]
In this, the final part of my talk with Mac Macartney, he shares some insights and experience around the value of independence, living interdependently and the value of seeking to understand and accept difference. You can find more about Mac at macmacartney.com and more about Embercombe and the Journey program here
Part II of Mac Macartney’s informal talk.
There are several versions of this old Arabic tale. Mine goes something like this: A younger man and an older man are travelling through an inhospitable stretch of desert. They reach an Oasis as a storm begins to rise. As the old man is setting a shelter amidst the torrents of sand the young man calls to him. “Are you not […]