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The 8 Paradigm Shifts at the Heart of REconomy

For the next two months here we will be talking REconomy, looking in d...

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Inner Transition sans frontières!

When I was a child there was an extraordinary show on the TV called Je...

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Our “Everything-you-could-ever-want-to-know-about-the-Exeter-Pound” Podcast.

A couple of weeks I took the short train ride to Exeter to meet Ian, ...

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Hide Enomoto on Inner Transition in Japan

Hide Enomoto, co-founder of Transition Japan, speaks to Michelle Dento...

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Fiona Ward on transforming ourselves and our local economies from the inside out

The most interesting, and most rewarding part of my journey with Trans...

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Transitioners’ Digest (March-April 2015) Social Change & the Arts

To celebrate the launch of Lucy Neal‘s awesome book Playing for ...

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Lucy Neal: Of Yeast, Seeds, Fire and Dancing.

It’s been a month since Lucy Neal’s Playing for Time was p...

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Mandy Barnett: “Make, be, dance, pedal, shape the future”.

“My name’s Mandy Barnett. I’m a…now, what am I?! I used to...

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Community Engagement: Den Haag in Transitie

Lynn van Leerzem shares some experiences from reaching out to new pe...

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Filipa Pimentel on how knitting can help us connect.

A while ago I attended a meeting via Skype.  It was taking place in B...

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“What does a successful artist look like at a time of global change?”

Sarah Woods and Fern Smith are founders of Emergence and authors of Cu...

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Sophy Banks on Inner Transition sans frontières!

When I was a child there was an extraordinary show on the TV called Je...

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Berkhamsted: the last Transition Roadshow (for now)

The final in our series of five ‘Transition Roadshows’ too...

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6 Inner Transition innovations that changed my life

Inner Transition week post #2 is by Rob Hopkins When I travel to meet ...

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Ruth Ben Tovim: “Transition is a participatory arts practice”

Ruth Ben Tovim is the creative director of Encounters Arts.  As a pr...

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Inner Transition Week Starts Here

This week is Inner Transition week on www.transitionnetwork.org and ov...

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Sophy Banks introduces our Inner Transition Week.

This week is Inner Transition Week here at www.transitionnetwork.org ...

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Community Engagement: Sebastopol Village Building Convergence

(Reposted from Transition US). In Sebastopol, CA, organizers of the fi...

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The Transition Agony Aunt responds to “where did everybody go?”

“Dear Agony Aunt. We recently held a great event, loads of peopl...

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Anne-Marie Culhane: “Art is about magic, and it’s about change”.

One of the names that recurs throughout Lucy Neal’s Playing for ...

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Why should admitting to not having a TV be “dangerous”?

Few articles about the UK’s upcoming election have raised my hac...

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Laughing Allowed! The Slapstick World of Neighbourhood Activism.

Republished from Building Resilient Neighbourhoods.  In the fall of 2...

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Mike Thomas on Community Engagement

To open our in depth exploration of Community Engagement, one of the e...

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Isabelle Frémeaux, John Jordan and the rise of the insurrectionary imagination.

Isabelle Frémeaux (IF) and John Jordan (JJ) are the co-founders of th...

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New Transition Network office is a load of rubbish

Transition Network is moving offices!  Since the organisation’s...

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Announcing Inner Transition week!

Let the beauty we love be what we do. There are a hundred ways to knee...

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Book Review: ‘How to Save Town Centres’ by Julian Dobson.

Book review: How to save our town centres: a radical agenda for the fu...

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Lucy Neal’s ‘Playing for Time’ now published!

Lucy Neal’s ‘Playing for Time: making art as if the world ...

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One Minute Review: Happier People, Healthier Planet.

One Minute Review: Happier People, Healthier Planet by Teresa Belton....

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The Transition Agony Aunt: “Help! Our meetings are boring us to tears”…

Dear Auntie, please help.  I love doing Transition, and I love the pr...

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Ackroyd & Harvey on “the creative response to climate change”

Heather Ackroyd (HA) and Dan Harvey (DH) work together as Ackroyd and ...

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Seeing Transition take flight: a day in Luxembourg

I had never been to Luxembourg before.  Having recently visited Franc...

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Podcast: SWIMBY the Musical: an update: “you have to reach for the stars”

Today’s blog is a podcast recorded in poet Matt Harvey’s c...

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Sally Ludwig of Transition Guelph on the Transition Animal

Transition Guelph asked Sophy to help us scope out the current state...

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From the archive: Transition Town Anywhere

Here’s a piece from 2012 which is a great contribution to our So...

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The Transition Agony Aunt on how to respond to elections

Dear Agony Aunt.  This May sees the General Election in the UK.  Wha...

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Juan del Rio on his new book: “It’s been like a birth”

Juan del Rio is the author of the recently published ‘Guía del ...

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Transition at Trinity: the Bristol Roadshow

Bristol was the first official ‘Transition City’.  Transi...

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The Transition Agony Aunt on helping quiet people find their voices.

“Dear Agony Auntie.  I notice in our Transition group that ther...

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The Transition Agony Aunt: “should we have an Unleashing?”

“Dear Agony Aunt.  Our Transition group has been going for 2 ye...

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Sarah Corbett: changing the world one backstitch at a time

Sarah Corbett runs the Craftivist Collective, which she describes as ...

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The ‘Transition Animal’: one Transitioner’s experience

This month, we’ve asked some people who’ve used the Transi...

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Penwith Rethinking our economic future event report

The Penwith ‘Rethinking our Economic Future’ event was great and I...

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Transition Penwith’s journey to a thriving west Cornwall

Transition Network’s Transition Initiative Support Coordinator ...

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“When Transition forgets what it’s called”: the Arts and Social Change

Welcome to our month on Social Change and the Arts.  It’s a the...

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Lucy Neal on ‘Playing for Time’

Lucy Neal has lived in Tooting in London for nearly 3 decades. She has...

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Transitioners’ Digest (Jan-Feb 2015)

Our theme for these couple of months has been ‘The Power to Conv...

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One minute Review – The Vegan Book of Permaculture

Not just a book for vegans Graham Burnett has just released a great bo...

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Introducing the first book about Transition in Spanish

This month sees publication of the first new book about Transition not...

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Have you done the Transition Health Check yet?

Believe or not the Transition Health Check is not about measuring ever...

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The Transition Agony Aunt on Initiating Groups that can’t agree on anything.

Dear Auntie.  Please help!  I am finding our Initiating Group’...

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Which great moments tell the Transition story?

When you talk about the Transition movement, what works, and just as i...

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Planning: the untapped power of community consent.

When planning consent is given for a development which local people bi...

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Obituary: Transition Free Press (2012-2015)

We are gathered here today to mourn the passing of our dear friend, Tr...

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Zero Carbon Powys Conference

I was up early on a Saturday morning to get up to Centre for Alternati...

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1% local food?: Unveiling Transition Buxton’s Economic Resilience Study

January 14th saw the launch of a new Economic Resilience Study (follow...

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One Minute Review: Tiny Homes by Lloyd Kahn.

Shelter, originally published in 1973, is one of my favourite books. ...

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Christophe McGlade on who gets left with the unburnable carbon

Christophe McGlade is a research associate in energy materials modelli...

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Book review: “The Moral Case for Fossil Fuels”. Really?

I first heard about Alex Epstein’s book ‘The Moral Case for Fossil...

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How Transition Town Tooting convene through celebration and imagination

The words of the ‘Sankofa’ bird were written during one of many da...

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