I was looking for some way to contribute something back to the Communes Network in a way that was more than just ‘living it’. I saw what we were doing as a viable way to live and wanted to encourage more people to give it a try Continue reading Digging & Dreaming
No this is not a warning from a Buddhist sage about the perils of following a spiritual leader. ” Beware the ultimate guide my child as they lead not to enlightenment, but to……….” No this is by way of a Continue reading Beware the Ultimate Guide
After our unscheduled stop off with Clive and June we head back across the border into England and arrive at Berrington Hall in the middle of the afternoon for the 40th birthday celebrations of the Crabapple community set up back Continue reading Road Trip (8) – The end of the road?
Day 3 (Part 2) A few of our favourite things Onwards and eastwards from Crow Hall across the plains of East Anglia towards East Bergholt the skies throw everything they have at us for miles. With the spray on the Continue reading Road Trip (4) – A few of our favourite things
DAY 3 – We are not a commune – We are not Crow Hall We set off from Bamford after breakfast with the weather looking like it is going to be a long wet drive down through East Anglia. Continue reading Road Trip (Part 3) – We are not a commune
Day 2 We head off late morning towards the Derbyshire hills above Sheffield on our way to the Quaker Community at Bamford. We stop off for a short stroll at Surprise View and then to grab a quick lunch at Continue reading Road Trip (Part 2) – 25 years young.
What do you say when you get a call out of the blue from old friend inviting you to go on a tour of communes, Just for the hell of it? “We could write an article for the Guardian about Continue reading Chris & Mike’s Road Trip (Part 1)
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 !