In the last few weeks I have been reading John Micheal Greer‘s utopian novel Retrotopia – set in a future where the USA has collapsed into a number of separate states the lead character takes us on a tour of Continue reading Looking backwards from nowhere
I am often asked what is the oldest / longest surviving intentional community in Britain. Any answer begs the question what are we defining as an ‘intentional community’. For the Diggers & Dreamers directory we have always ducked the issue Continue reading Communes don’t last !
I was recently at the annual conference of the European Utopian Studies Society held at New Lanark, the model industrial village set up and run by Robert Owen on the banks of the Clyde. Utopian Studies is a very mixed Continue reading Harmony, climate change and why the sky is blue