Contents

Outbreak (08/10/2020) - Where next for SARS-CoV-2? The latest policy statement from the Northern School of Permaculture concerning the virus outbreak, and a personal experience of face masks from Jennifer Wainman.
Connect (08/16/2020) - Our regular contributors reflect on the season and offer some suggestions on how to connect with the natural cycle of events. Krysia continues her work on our internal "terrain" and looks at the magic of the process of giving birth. Edwina celebrates the wonderful elderflower plant.
Connect (05/15/2020) - Marie reflects on the interplay between the polarities of "masculine" and "feminine" energies during the design process. Krysia compares the polarities of "germ theory" and "terrain theory" in health and offers some tips on nutrition
Connect (01/31/2020) - Our regular contributors reflect on the season and offer some suggestions on how to connect with the natural cycle of events. Marie - Imbolc and the era of the Wild Boar. Krysia - care of our kidneys and a recipe for aduki bean pie. Edwina - the power of deep roots, including the uses of comfrey and dandelion.
Connect (10/31/2019) - Our regular contributors reflect on the autumn and offer some suggestions on how to connect with the natural cycle of events.
Connect (08/05/2019) - Our regular contributors reflect on sunnertime: the Lammas festival, medicine with summer herbs (rosebay willow herb, nettle, mugwort) and offer some suggestions on how to connect with the natural cycle of events.
Connect (05/05/2019) - Our regular contributors reflect on springtime and offer some suggestions on how to connect with the natural cycle of events.
Connect (12/31/2018) - Our regular contributors reflect on the winter season and offer some suggestions on how to connect with the natural cycle of events.
Connect (10/31/2018) - Our regular contributors reflect on the autumn season and offer some suggestions on how to connect with the natural cycle of events.
Connect (07/30/2018) - Our regular contributors reflect on the summer season and offer some suggestions on how to connect with the natural cycle of events.
YourSpace (10/30/2018) - News, views and opinion, featuring just a few of the fascinating e-mails that we have received recently. Chris Mallorie reports on the effect of fire on eucalypts around Coimbra in Portugal, Maureen B. on Degrowth in the suburbs, Nigel Stewart highlights "Graines et Vie" and we issue Chris Martenson's Peak Prosperity Resilience Challenge
YourSpace (07/30/2018) - News, views and opinion, featuring just a few of the fascinating e-mails that we have received recently.
What's On? (08/13/2020) - Details of up-and-coming courses and events with the Northern School of Permaculture.
What's On? (05/20/2020) - Details of up-and-coming courses and events with the Northern School of Permaculture.
What's On? (01/31/2020) - Details of up-and-coming courses and events with the Northern School of Permaculture from Spring 2020.
What's On? (10/31/2019) - Details of up-and-coming courses and events with the Northern School of Permaculture.
What's On? (08/16/2019) - Details of up-and-coming courses and events with the Northern School of Permaculture.
What's On? (05/10/2019) - Details of up-and-coming courses and events with the Northern School of Permaculture.
What's On? (01/20/2019) - Details of up-and-coming courses and events with the Northern School of Permaculture.
YourSpace (12/30/2018) - News, views and opinion, featuring Paul Crocker on "Natural Capital" and readers' correspondence.
What's On? (11/05/2018) - Details of up-and-coming courses and events with the Northern School of Permaculture.
What's On? (07/30/2018) - Details of up-and-coming courses and events with the Northern School of Permaculture.
YourSpace (10/30/2019) - Freddie Cannon gives us some observations from his bicycling tour of New Zealand.
YourSpace (08/16/2019) - Nigel Stewart on the montado system in Portugal and we get some stirring advice from Chris Martenson
YourSpace (04/30/2019) - Maureen B makes Newman-Turner's work available again in the UK, Nigel picks up on some points after seeing Angus's conference interview on YouTube
Summer sunshine (07/28/2020) - In the midst of a virus pandemic and a national lockdown, we can see signs of the dawn of a new era.
Spring brings surprises (05/18/2020) - Reflecting on the recent virus pandemic and what we can learn from it
The Year Ahead (01/31/2020) - In the stillness of winter we reflect on the challenges that the next year will bring. Is this a time for "sublime madness"?
Autumnal Reflection (10/31/2019) - Reviewing the nature of education and how we can integrate this with the patterns of life.
Harvest time (07/31/2019) - First networking, then action.
Spring and the promise of life renewed (04/10/2019) - Let's continue to connect and, through our actions, provide inspiration to others.
New Year Greetings (12/30/2018) - Let's work together to create the year that we want.
Welcome (10/10/2018) - The importance of being connected.
Welcome (07/30/2018) - Marie sets the scene for this first issue and explains what moves us to produce our Journal.
Enterprise (10/30/2019) - Two businesses moving in the same direction as we are.
Coming up ... (10/30/2018) - A look at what is on the road ahead, our plans for this newsletter and for a practical skills training programme that aims to help those who want to become more involved in implementing permaculture designs.
Coming up ... (07/30/2018) - A look at what is on the road ahead, with a glimpse of our plans for a practical skills training programme that aims to help those who want to become more involved in implementing permaculture designs.
Inspiration (12/30/2018) - J B Priestley's essays on "Delight" republished.
Inspiration (11/05/2018) - Marie reviews a TED talk by Robin Kimmerer about gratitude for our food.
Here and There (08/15/2020) - Northern School moves on-line, Rob Watson gets some chickens, Mike Kelly sends news of a housing project, the Whalley Wynnes celebrate a new arrival. And a trip down memory lane with a reminiscence of our first PDC in Chorley.
Here and There (05/25/2020) - Angus Soutar "lectures" at Lancaster University. Asmelash Dagne visits Bury and is awarded his diploma. Bury PDC starts and promptly continues on-line. With more updates and a trip down memory lane to Wiston Lodge.
YourSpace (05/18/2020) - Peter Fearon tells us about his work with market gardens, biodiversity and more plans for Quinta da Estrelinha.
YourSpace (01/30/2020) - Correspondence from Helen Mary Braithwaite and Nigel Stewart
Here and There (01/20/2020) - Another successful PDC at Bury, Peter Fearon on mushroom trials and eucalyptus at Quinta Da Estrelinha, report from Asmelash Dagne Datiko in Ethiopia. With updates on Deborah Crook, Maureen Boustred and Freddie Cannon.
Here and There (10/31/2019) - Back at the Parsonage for the PDC, reports from our Autumn "Open House", Lancaster ESTA events and the RHS Bridgewater pre-opening tour.
Here and There (08/05/2019) - A return to Incredible Farm, Summer Design Festival at The Parsonage, Krysia visits David and Nicola McCarthy
Here and There (05/05/2019) - Fun at Manchester Road, consultations at The Yard, Jas and Angus go to Burscough, international networking, David Harrison branches out, news from The Black Barn
Here and There (01/15/2019) - Graduation at Bury, Localism at The Eight Day, more work at Brindhurst Farm
Here and There (10/10/2018) - Reports from the Permaculture Convergence in Manchester, last summer's gathering in Scotland, the visit to Incredible Farm and other brief news items.
Here and There (07/30/2018) - Reports from the Permaculture Scotland Gathering, Pittarthie Farm, and Asmelash Dagne Daiko, together with some other brief news items.
Noticeboard (01/31/2020) - Maureen Boustred offers some Newman Turner books. Also featuring some low-waste retail outlets that we like.
Noticeboard (10/28/2019) - A place to distribute surplus and also ask for help. Features some low-waste retail outlets that we like..
Noticeboard (08/08/2019) - A place to distribute surplus and also ask for help. Features some low-waste retail outlets that we like..
Noticeboard (12/31/2018) - A place to distribute surplus and also ask for help. Features some requests for help developing our resources for the School.
Noticeboard (10/30/2018) - A place to distribute surplus and also ask for help. Features some requests for help developing our resources for the School.
Noticeboard (07/30/2018) - A place to distribute surplus and also ask for help. Features some information about developing our on-line resources for the School.
Obituary (04/30/2019) - Angus Soutar pays tribute to Elaine Speakman following her untimely death.
Foundations (08/10/2020) - Sara Steeles finds delight at the edge, enjoying her pond and explaining the importance of Edge in permaculture.
Foundations (05/05/2020) - Elsa Little writes a fond remembrance of her grandparents in Oregan, and highlights some of the important lessons they taught her.
Foundations (05/05/2019) - Paula Moses says that it's time that we stopped tinkering with "sustainability" in school curricula and started to remodel them for a more caring world.
Foundations (10/30/2018) - Krysia visits the site of the Maternity Home where she worked in Fife and reflects on the decline of local buildings and services.
Roots and Pioneers (08/20/2020) - Chris Gathercole discusses his approach to community activity with Angus Soutar. In Part 5 we discuss Transition Towns, John McKnight, and the Whalley Forest Garden team of Trevor and Martin.
Roots and Pioneers (01/20/2020) - Chris Gathercole discusses his approach to community activity with Angus Soutar. Part 4 includes Ernesto Sirolli and enterprise facilitation, also Peter Checkland and rich pictures.
Roots and Pioneers (10/30/2019) - Chris Gathercole talks to Angus Soutar about starting the Forest Garden in the Lancashire village of Whalley, sharing his experiences of community activity.
Roots and Pioneers (07/30/2019) - Chris Gathercole talks to Angus Soutar about the challenges of getting going with community projects.
Roots and Pioneers (04/30/2019) - Chris Gathercole talks to Angus Soutar about community projects and the success of local projects in the Lancashire village of Whalley.
Roots and Pioneers (10/20/2018) - The interview with Angus Soutar continues, and we have a reminiscence with Maureen Boustred about land in Kent.
Roots and Pioneers (07/30/2018) - In this first issue we are interviewing Angus Soutar who is the Principal and Founder of the Northern School of Permaculture. Angus has over 25 years experience of practising and teaching permaculture.
Design Spotlight (05/20/2018) - Design in action during the current virus pandemic: the Community Mask Coalition from Suay Sew Shop and innovation at Bradford Royal Infirmary.
Inspiration (08/01/2020) - Paula interviews George Bate and they celebrate raised beds and low maintenance gardening.
Inspiration (01/31/2020) - Marie reviews the recent (2019) William Blake exhibition at Tate Britain.
Inspiration (10/31/2019) - Krysia reviews the film "The Need to Grow"
Inspiration (04/30/2019) - Marie reviews Stefan Geyer's "Zen in the Art of Permaculture Design"
Inspiration (07/30/2018) - A short review of the film "Inhabit" - an introduction to the gentle, steady and necessary transformation of our world through permaculture design.
Design Showcase (07/30/2018) - The featured permaculture design for this issue is Teresa Pereira's Seasonal Wellbeing Blueprint