Monthly Archives: September 2012

How High Oil Prices Will Permanently Cap Economic Growth

Make wealth history has an interesting link to an article in Bloombergs with the title above. Thanks for those filling in the user poll, you can “like” us on Facebook as well, there is a link at the bottom of … Continue reading

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Cutting the extra car

We love our cars and like driving so naturally had 2 (him and her) cars! When we moved near to our in-laws, there were always going to be advantages and disadvantages.  We have a good relationship, sharing, caring and they … Continue reading

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One thing we have learnt this week

Most Methodist churches still have a harvest festival (or at least they do in Wales ). Excellent.

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Book featured on “Blessed Earth”

Our book is featured in the resources section of Blessed Earth. See here. This site is well worth a visit with lots of interesting resources. They are very active as an organisation in all sorts of environmental areas. Dr. Matthew … Continue reading

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Finite or infinite growth

Interesting posts here at what is really is our sister site “Make Wealth history” on infinite growth and what Keynes had to say on what was enough in the way of material goods and wealth. Like to point out we … Continue reading

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Bring back harvest festival

“The earth is the LORD’S, and everything in it, the world, and all who live in it.” (Psalm 24:1) It was with some excitement I set off for church yesterday on my push-bike in glorious autumn sunshine, my church was … Continue reading

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Re-post about our book

Our book is out and due much higher traffic on this site I’m re-posting most of an earlier one about our book “No oil in the lamp”. When we started writing the book way back in 2009 there were no … Continue reading

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Cleaning the wood-burner

Yesterday I cleaned out the wood-burner and the flue.  I soon decided it was cheaper to buy the kit when we had the stove installed (even though the cleaning gear is quite expensive).  I  get the chimney sweeps back every … Continue reading

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Saudi Arabia May Become Oil Importer by 2030, Citigroup Says

Found this link on the transition website (link for that down the right hand side below the poll). I will be commenting on this and more when I’ve got time to write a longer post. Neil

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Walking the extra mile

We moved back to Edinburgh so our kids could all be all at the same school, and when they started that was great, although getting them out was a stress.  “10 minutes to out”, “5 minutes to out”, “are you … Continue reading

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