Buy it Once Gift Guide

Buy it Once Gift Guide

The Silly Season is officially here, but that doesn’t mean we all have to go silly buying useless gadgets and bits and bobs nobody really wants! With this in mind we have created the Pip Buy it Once Gift Guide, below. The gifts featured here are all made to last – whether that be through their quality…

Ten Ways to Love your Group, Family and Community
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Ten Ways to Love your Group, Family and Community

As permies, we love community, people care and working together, but working in a group can sometimes be fraught with challenges. Social Permaculture practitioner and teacher Robin Clayfield gives us her top ten tips for being part of a healthy and effective group! Being involved in a healthy, vibrant and effective group and playing a role…

Aboriginal Traditional Foods & an alternative Australian History
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Aboriginal Traditional Foods & an alternative Australian History

Words by Bruce Pascoe What would happen if we taught our children that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people planted crops, tilled them, irrigated them, stored and preserved surpluses, built houses and sewed their clothes? Would the sky fall in? And why would we teach them such things? Because thats what the explorers saw. Charles Sturt’s exploration party of…

International Permaculture Conference and Convergence, London
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International Permaculture Conference and Convergence, London

I’m back. And what an amazing time I had over at the International Permaculture Conference and Convergence in London. The most amazing part was to be together with so many like-minded people from all around the world. All up there were about 1500 people from 70 different countries that attended the two events. There was…