My Blog about Community - I am exploring setting up a spiritual retreat Centre and eco-community in Northland, New Zealand. I am passionate about learning to live with all creeds and colours as an example towards planetary peace.

June 13, 2018

Self-sufficiency is a type of sustainable living where all the needs are met by the self or people living together on the land where the individual or collective is based. It is more commonly an aim than a reality and is enabled by such practices as self-builds, permac...

May 22, 2018

Food is one of the basic needs of survival for humans and all living beings. If a community is close to the city as in a co-share development and people have an income then food is easily accessible. Other communities may be isolated or have an intention to live from t...

March 27, 2018

I believe the greatest beneficiaries of living in a community surrounded by nature are the children.  In most countries education is compulsory whether by schooling, home schooling or distance learning but research in Finland the country that ranked number one in globa...

January 4, 2018

Looking back in history to see where communities have located and developed can give us some clues about this.  The forms of transport for connecting to market and other communities has been the most significant factor. Communities locating by the sea and rivers when b...

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