About Us Archive

Spencer Wells; Pandora’s Seed, the unforeseen cost of civilization

Geneticist, anthropologist & explorer Spencer Wells identifies some surprising consequences of the Neolithic shift from hunter-gatherer lifestyle to agricultural settlement. I found some of the science to be quite tough […]

After much work (and more than a little editing) Charlotte, Kris and Mark have produced the Autumn Newsletter: a big thank you to them, everyone who contributed and to Helen […]

Autumn Newsletter (No. 7)

After much work (and more than a little editing) Charlotte, Kris and Mark have produced the Autumn Newsletter: a big thank you to them, everyone who contributed and to Helen […]

I wrote these words mostly on the bus to Norwich via Lowestoft some weeks ago. The song had its first outing at our Big Meeting on August 1st where it […]

Shift Together – Transition Rap (SB Version)

I wrote these words mostly on the bus to Norwich via Lowestoft some weeks ago. The song had its first outing at our Big Meeting on August 1st where it […]

I published this post on This Low Carbon Life (the Transition Norwich community blog) yesterday (Saturday 31st July). Here it is verbatim. When the first rains fell we did what […]

Hard Labour

I published this post on This Low Carbon Life (the Transition Norwich community blog) yesterday (Saturday 31st July). Here it is verbatim. When the first rains fell we did what […]

63 Patterns

Seedling Swap at the Library- Sustainable Bungay The following is a precis of the 63 Patterns in the forthcoming Transition Pattern Language. There is an on-line version of the Patterns as part […]

Sustainable Bungay: Pattern Portrait of an Initiative

In the recent Transition Suffolk meeting we discussed highlighting the patterns our groups had already engaged in and had created some of the identity/style of the initiative. In our up-and-coming […]

Transition Suffolk and The Pattern Language

Last Monday 8 Suffolk Transition initatives and 1 Norfolk (Diss) came together to discuss how to share resources and skills and to feedback ideas from the recent Transition Conference in […]

The summer newsletter is here! Big thanks to Nick, Charlotte, Mark, Helen and Kris for making it happen in electronic and paper form. It’s in a new longer format – […]

Summer Newsletter

The summer newsletter is here! Big thanks to Nick, Charlotte, Mark, Helen and Kris for making it happen in electronic and paper form. It’s in a new longer format – […]

Standing Up To Speak – (Pattern 1.8)

Mark Watson posted some reflections on Nick Watts’ Tale of Two Curves talk to the Transition Norwich community blog This Carbon Life. I thought they were worth repeating here. Mark […]

My Entry Into Transition and a Medicine Jelly

Here is a copy of the post I wrote on the Transition Norwich blog after our Give and Grow Seedling Swap in Bungay, (which explains some of the obscure references!) […]