Thoughts

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...

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Heartbreak & Wholeness

Heartbreak & Wholeness

“I have been meeting various fine folk who I admire recently, and we’ve been talking about the notion of wholeness. And I’m not so engaged with the...

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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...

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Dear Friends of Greenspace

Dear Friends of Greenspace

It has been a whole year since I had the opening party. And it’s been a big year of downloading vision into reality. It’s the usual...

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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...

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Mooooooo

Mooooooo

Can dairying ever be ethical and sustainable?My grandfather was a dairy farmer in Mangawhai, farming 40 cows to make a modest living for...

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Rubbish roundup

Rubbish roundup

So it's August now and time to evaluate how #plasticfreejuly went... I made it through with the coffee jar - not a single takeaway cup...

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Generating Business Ideas

Generating Business Ideas

As I typed out the title of this segment, I mistyped it as Generating Business Ideals. And really that’s true too.Picking a card on this...

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One year ago today

One year ago today

One year ago today, I paid my first week's rent at 20 Tahi Road, on the punt that if I felt that Waiheke Island needed an organic shop, other people...

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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...

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Big health

Big health

So Greenspace is an art project, a social sculpture, a gallery and studio. It’s an organic shop, a workshop space, a place for my...

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Feet

Feet

[Foreign Correspondent Penelope Brown reporting from the sunny south] Hello dear readers… I too have joined the MWM2M (Mass Waiheke...

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Starting Where You Are

One of the wisest things we can do in our day is to meet ourselves where we are. Not in the past, not in the future, but here and now....

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