,
|

Apocalypse Then

+4-3   * Hundreds of survivalists and ‘Preppers’ gathered in Salt Lake City last weekend to forestall the Apocalypse * Shown underground bunkers, tactical weapons and an armed $2,500 Motoped Survival Bike * Taught how to store food and dressed as … Continued

,
,
|

Whose Land Is It Anyway?

+70    As the West prepares to celebrate the 800th anniversary of the Magna Carta – the cornerstone of our civil liberties – a small eco-village is under threat. The Magna Carta stopped a powerful king from seizing the possessions … Continued

|

Interview with America Unplugged character

+20    Sportsman Channel are running a great series about ordinary people who live off the grid or off-grid ready – meaning they COULD go off-grid if they wanted to or needed to. One of those is Mark Patrick, a … Continued

|

New rural community to launch

00   As the nation’s housing crisis (also known as the nation’s house price bubble) intensifies, part of the solution is hiding in plain sight – cheap rural housing, on agricultural land, for people who are working that land. I wrote … Continued

|

Building an off-grid village

00    I had an article on the Guardian web site today about a plan to build an off-grid village. It’s a very difficult thing to do in the UK because the powers-that-be are dead against it. But we have … Continued

,
|

Winter wonderland

00   We had a very pretty day yesterday, it was one of those rare days that was cold but not so bitter that you didn’t want to go out. My friend and I had to go into town in the … Continued