The future of the hypermarket

The future of the hypermarket

When I started the Greenspace project, I wasn’t as clear on this issue as I am now. Most of us feel that we have to use the supermarket, whether or not we enjoy the grim carpark, the harsh lighting and brutalist design aesthetic. As I gain a deeper understanding of...
What if we survive

What if we survive

Charles Eisenstein telling it how it is… We would like to solve climate change with methods and mindsets that are familiar to us, for to do so would preserve the foundation of society as we know it. These methods and mindsets, the quantified worldview, tell us...
5G and the real world

5G and the real world

I received a text message from my network provider a few days ago trying to get me excited about their 5G rollout in December. I checked out the more info link and discovered that with 5G I could now get instant online reviews of a product while out shopping, and one...
Radial structures

Radial structures

St John’s wort, plant of light – we think of it as a remedy for depression, but how much more poetic and inspiring is Charlotte Du Cann’s description, from her book ’52 Flowers that shook my world’ – “St. John’s wort is one of...
Feet

Feet

[Foreign Correspondent Penelope Brown reporting from the sunny south] Hello dear readers… I too have joined the MWM2M (Mass Waiheke Migration to Motueka). And like many people who uproot themselves from a familiar and loved place I was in a sorry state upon arrival to...