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Jason Heppenstall
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Editor, permaculturist, peak oil commentator
Editor, permaculturist, peak oil commentator

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Fragility: a Reminder
Greetings readers. You might be wondering why I’ve gone a
little quiet here. Do not fear - apart from a few disruptions to my everyday normality,
everything is fine here. I simply haven’t had much time to do any writing
lately as I’ve … been doing a lot of ...
Fragility: a Reminder
Fragility: a Reminder
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Mental Capital: Not Losing your Marbles
Do you ever get the feeling that society is losing its marbles? Have some of your friends gone mad and can now only talk stridently about transgender bathrooms, Brexit and the latest presidential Tweet? Do you want to avoid the same fate? Then read on ... A...
Mental Capital: Not Losing your Marbles
Mental Capital: Not Losing your Marbles
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A Tour of Fox Wood
Greetings all and happy New Year. Hope you all had a good one — I've been working in my woodland this week and thought I'd make a little video to show people what I'm up to. It came out a little bit longer than I anticipated, so it's probably best to watch ...
A Tour of Fox Wood
A Tour of Fox Wood
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Hard Goods
In the last couple of posts I’ve talked about the idea of
having a range of types of capital to foster resilience. I started off
talking about financial capital, because that is the form that first springs to
mind for most people when they consider planning...
Hard Goods
Hard Goods
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Staying Afloat: Financial Capital
Last week I wrote about personal and family resilience and outlined ten different types of capital. I defined capital loosely as a useful resource that you have some control over in order to comfortably get you through increasingly uncertain times. The firs...
Staying Afloat: Financial Capital
Staying Afloat: Financial Capital
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Holistic Resilience
I’ve been thinking about resilience lately, and what that
word means to people. According to my Concise Oxford Dictionary, the word resilient is defined as: 1. (of an object) Able to recoil or spring back into shape after
bending, stretching or compressing ...
Holistic Resilience
Holistic Resilience
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Still Here
Well, here I am. I didn't mean to go silent for so long but I've simply been overwhelmed with various jobs and the whole blog-writing thing has been pushed to near the back of the pile in terms of priorities. First off, I apologise but the anthology of stor...
Still Here
Still Here
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S is for Short Story Update
Phew - apologies for the delay but I have now selected which pieces will appear in the forthcoming short story anthology of post-industrial fiction I have been putting together. This took a bit longer than anticipated as the entries were slow to come in at ...
S is for Short Story Update
S is for Short Story Update
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R is for Revolting Beasts
There's something afoot in Britain at the moment, and it's not entirely pleasant. Foul beasts are rising to the surface of the murky pond of the national psyche and sending out suckered tentacles to drag the unwary screaming from their beds. This disquietin...
R is for Revolting Beasts
R is for Revolting Beasts
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Q is for Quotidian Fluctuations in a Teacup
Here in the UK, things have been a little weird over the past week. People have red rings around their eyes and they get angry at the slightest provocation. You may have heard that there was an election, and that the result was somewhat unexpected and confu...
Q is for Quotidian Fluctuations in a Teacup
Q is for Quotidian Fluctuations in a Teacup
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