Permaculture gathering in Guernsey

We started a ‘Growing Community’ group here at WildGuernsey where we’d meet around the wheel of the year and cycle of the sun (Solstice, Imbolc etc.), make no-dig beds, tend to seedlings, eat together, chat over weeds, grow food if we were lucky! After observing this group and interacting, I realised that it is not…

Time is the currency of life

‘Well, we believe that the real measure of modern success is nothing to do with your bank balance or the size of your house, but instead, the amount of free time you have at your disposal.  We think disposable time, as a resource to strive for and spend, counts for much more than disposable income.…

Hedge Pesto

A friend made a similar pesto, took it to work and her colleagues joked that it was ‘pissto’.  The play on words referring to the addition of dog wee, often sprayed on wild food below the safe collecting zone!  No hidden ingredients in this delicious hedge pesto we had for lunch. In fact as I write,…

Exhortation from a beauty full friend

These words were sent to me from a friends daughter.  She found them in her mums things once having recently left this earth for exploration and to fly high. I read them slowly yesterday by where my Dad rests on the land and hoped both my dad and my earthy friend Lizzie Land Fairy could hear me,…