Issue 249 • July/August 2008
Music for Transformation
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Music is the undercurrent to our collective subconsious.
On Yer Bike • Paul Kingsnorth
A climate-friendly transport initiative.
Reasons to be cheerful • Paul Kingsnorth
The successful defence of the 'Merton Rule'.
Tackling and preventing HIV.
Addressing climate change through the arts.
Revolution • Emma Goldman
If I cannot sing and dance.
Music For Transformation
Music is a wonderful gift to humanity.
Conversations and Crossroads • Mark Kidel
Musical traditions need both openness and protection to evolve.
Letting Go • Howard Milner
Singing connects us to our feelings.
A Living Force • Gavin Henderson
Dartington Summer School nurtures the alchemy of music.
Music, like Nature, is made up of harmonic patterns.
The Times They Are A-Changing' • Bob Dylan
Inspiration and Contemplation • Sara Mohr Pietsch
Music inspired by the sounds and force of Nature.
Colourful Learning • Michael Maxwell Steer
A new approach to teaching music.
Acapella: the joy of making a beautiful sound.
Songs of Conscience • Joni Mitchell, Annie Lennox & Leonard Cohen
Music with a message.
Sublime Expression • Philip Marsden
Nature is being re-examined by modern writers.
Nurturing the soil for future generations.
An introduction to the Cape Farewell Project.
Frozen Light • Angus McDonald
The sublime wonder of sea ice.
Melting Gods • Nick Hunt
Climate change even affects our religious beliefs.
Cold Continent • Martin Redfern
The changing nature of Antarctica.
Voice From The South - Double Standards • Vandana Shiva
Corporate responsibility for pollution.
Slow Travel - Footpaths to the festival • Merlin Sheldrake
A remarkable feeling of adventure.
Recipes - Summer Spirit • Daphne Lambert
Celebrating the summer harvest.
Living on the land.
Resurgence Slow Sunday.
Review of Thousand Mile Song: Whale Music in a Sea of Sound.
Review of The Creative Gap.
Review of Sound Intelligence - A New Language of Consciousness.
Review of Musicophilia: Tales of Music and the Brain, Oliver Sacks.
Review of Getting a Grip: Clarity, Creativity and Courage in a World Gone Mad, Frances Moore Lappé.
Review of The Seventh Decade: The New Shape of Nuclear Danger, Jonathan Schell.
Review of Real England, Paul Kingsnorth.
Review of Blackness and the Dreaming Soul, Cy Grant.
Review of Wendell Berry: Life and Work, edited by Jason Peters.
Review of Black Mass: Apocalyptic Religion and the Death of Utopia, John Gray.
Review of Koudelka, Robert Delpire | Dominique Eddé | Michel Frizot | Anna Fárová
Review of The Earth Only Endures: On Reconnecting with Nature and Our Place in It, Jules Pretty.
Review of Field Work: Selected Essays, Ronald Blythe.
Review of Stuffed and Starved: Markets, Power and the Hidden Battle for the World Food System, Raj Patel.
Review of Trickster Makes This World: Mischief, Myth and Art, Lewis Hyde.
Review of Sticks, Stones and Mud Homes: Natural Living, Nigel Noyes
It's easy to make proper bread if you give it time.
Idealism and Inspiration