Final interview of the series by request from some listeners, is with Mike Cahn, my partner in life and many projects. In this episode, he tells us about his “aha” moment when he began to consciously question the mainstream system and its values, while also talking about some of the things in his upbringing whichContinue reading “Interview with Mike Cahn”
In this interview with Steve Golemboski-Byrne of Lackan Cottage (recorded a few years ago), he shares his journey from the career and life he left to create a permaculture lifestyle and livelihood. Steve now inspires an empowers others to consider resilience, off-grid living and community connections.
I’ve been learning, collaborating, teaching and having fun with Hannah Mole of Earthcare since I met her while teaching Greenworks Permaculture courses more than 10 years ago. I appreciate her avoidance of dogma by continually questioning any bubble or worldview. At the same time, Hannah’s actions in the world of Permaculture contribute to land andContinue reading “Interview with Hannah Mole”
Claire Templar came to Ireland inspired to find a new lifestyle in a cottage in the west of Ireland. This interview is from her early times there, after just 20 months. You can get an update on where she has got to since at Wild Acres Farm, by following her updates on Facebook and Instagram.
There is a principle in Permaculture called “Stacking” that refers to the efficiency in natural systems of elements carrying out more than one function or making use of energy in multiple dimensions. This interview with Morag was carried out while Morag interviewed me for her podcast Sensemaker in a Changing World. We covered a lotContinue reading “Morag Gamble interview”
This interview seems particularly poignant to be publishing on AntiRacismDay 21st March, 2o21 given Denise’s strong desire to centre those who still suffer the worst impacts of past and current Colonialism. If you want to find out more about BIPOC (Black Indigenous People of Colour) organisations you might find this website and its links helpful.Continue reading “Interview 3 Denise of Votive Illustration”
The vervacious and consistently upbeat and passionate Joanne tells the her story in this episode from a gift of cabbages (I have always thought this appropriate as she lives a place that has a famous Irish cabbage named after it the Gortahork Cabbage) to the setting up of OURganic Gardens in Donegal. Joanne and IContinue reading “Interview with Joanne Butler”
I interview Judith Hoad. 80 years old when I spoke to her in her small sunroom attached to a tiny cottage on a Donegal hillside early on a crisp morning a fews years ago. I was just beginning to conceive of starting podcast thinking it would be made up solely of interviews, at that time.Continue reading “Judith Hoad Interview”