Issue 227 • November/December 2004
Dialogue with Nature
CELEBRATE CHRISTMAS WITHOUT CONSUMING THE EARTH • Satish Kumar
GIFT OF GOD • Archbishop Rowan Williams
Changing the myths we live by.
DIALOGUE WITH NATURE • Mark Kidel
Richard Long creates art while walking across a field; there is something of the pilgrim in him.
TYRANNY OF TIME • John de Graaf
A letter to our European friends.
DEVELOPMENT AND RELIGION • Satish Kumar
The route to sustainable development is through the gift of service to the world and the sharing of the Earth's gifts.
THE CRACKED MIRROR • Wangari Maathai
There were many good things in Africa before colonialism.
HUMAN RIGHTS • Mia MacDonald
We need to strengthen the people.
INSPIRING CHANGE • Tony Juniper
Pollution of the environment is made more certain through the pollution of people's minds.
A TALE OF TWO ECOVILLAGES • Jonathan Dawson
Reviving the health of local communities.
FARMING BY THE MOON • Maria Davies
The biodynamic farming practised at Tablehurst is a spiritually evolved method of cultivation.
TRY FORGIVENESS • Michael Henderson
It is better to have the pains of peace than the agonies of war.
A LIVING CRAFT • Sue Carpenter
An ancient craft is being revived.
A SMALL WOOD BLOCK • Pramod Kumar & KG
The Anokhi way of creating patterns and possibilities.
THROUGH THE SURFACE • Oliver Lowenstein
The future of 'making' in the twenty-first century.
ORGANIC FORMS • Harland Walshaw
"The straight line is godless and immoral," said architect and artist Friedensreich Hundertwasser.
SACRED CINEMA • Molly Hollenbach
The ethos "May this film be of benefit to all beings" encapsulates the difference between Sacred Cinema and Hollywood.
RING OF BELLS • Andy Brown
Through music and sculpture, films and farming, Marcus Vergette is a poetic witness.
ART OF THE GARDEN • Brigitte Norland
Two great British passions are celebrated in one outstanding exhibition.
Poetry • Suzanne Blair, Lisa Dart, Terry Gifford & Andrea Hollander Budy
Visionaries • Ed Mayo & George McRobie
Musical Journeys • Arpi Shively
A Sense of Place • Jonathan D. Evelegh
Letters to the Editors
Recipes • Daphne Lambert
WOODLESS CONSTRUCTION • Peeyush Sekhsaria
Rethinking building techniques.
WEALTH FOR WELLBEING • Carol Newell
Instead of saving for the future, build that future now.
BREAKING STEREOTYPES • James Illman
Introducing Fairly Traded photography.
In My Own Words LONGING FOR REAL LIFE • Mary Grey
In My Own Words SIGNS OF HOPE • Paul Kingsnorth
OUT OF THE BOX • Rolf Jucker
Review of Mindful Conservatism
COMMON DESTINY • Miriam MacGillis
Review of Awakening Universe
A RE-AWAKENING • Carlos Philip Glover
Review of Heart Seeds
EMPTYING THE GOLDEN CHALICE • Peter Lang
Review of Real World Economic Outlook
CHANGING LANDSCAPES • Stephanie Mills
Review of Where We Belong
A WORLD CONTAINING MANY WORLDS • Sophie Style
Review of The Zapatista Reader
THE LANGUAGE OF LIFE • Jane MacNamee
Review of Heart of the Country
BETWEEN TWO WORLDS • Archie MacKenzie
Review of The Breaking of Nations
FIRED EARTH • John Lane
Review of Brick: A World History
FEARLESS FORMS • Maya Kumar Mitchell
Review of Sandy Brown, A Monograph
PAPER HOUSES • Mark Fletcher
Review of Shigeru Ban
REASONS TO BE VEGAN • Lorna Howarth
Review of A Vegan Taste of the Middle East