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Review of The Transition Companion

The Transition Companion—Making Your Community More Resilient in Uncertain Times. Rob Hopkins, 2011, Chelsea Green Publishing, White River Junction, Vermont What if the best responses to peak oil and climate change don’t come from government, but from you and me … Continue reading

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Transition Los Angeles?

Since Transition is all about connection, resilience, and community, how is it possible to have a Transition Los Angeles, or Paris, or Barcelona? It is daunting to think of trying to support a Transition Initiative in a city of 3,792,621 … Continue reading

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Birthing a Transition Initiative

Richard Heinberg’s latest book, The End of Growth–Adapting to Our New Economic Reality, clearly outlines why we’ve come to the end of economic growth after so many years of continuous, unbridled growth which created a bubble that was bound to … Continue reading

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Fall gardens, busy days

Working in the garden in the Fall has to be one of life’s greatest pleasures. The days are crisp, the sun is sparkly, and there’s a satisfaction of getting the beds ready for Winter. I’m so blessed to have the … Continue reading

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U.K. Transition Conference and after

From Glasgow I took the train to Liverpool, home of the Beatles. Yes! I walked around a bit, went to Matthew Street, where there’s a large banner over the street declaring this is the birthplace of the Beatles. There’s even … Continue reading

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England Part One

Upon arriving at the ferry port in Hollyhead, Wales, I boarded a train with my destination to be Chesterfield, England. The train snaked its way through Wales, where all the signs were once again in two languages, English and Welsh … Continue reading

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The Emerald Isle

So far I’ve not stayed in a home with a clothes dryer. It’s really remarkable how different the standards are between Europe and the United States. It’s just commonplace to use drying racks and outdoor lines, sometimes on balconies if … Continue reading

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Fete de la Transition apres petrole–France

“The hills are alive with the sound of music, tra la la la…” is what I was singing to myself on the day we were walking through the countryside, laughing and talking and sharing about ourselves. I either felt like … Continue reading

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Barcelona, Spain

The overnight train journey from Milan (after a short train ride to Milan from Bologna) was fun since there were two women sharing the very small cabin who spoke Spanish. Although I slowed the conversation down a bit at times, … Continue reading

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Transition Keene

Traveling down on the train to Brattleboro, I had time to reflect on this journey that I’m on. I feel so lucky to have such a great opportunity to meet with people who are dedicated to helping solve the critical … Continue reading

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