Camino de Santiago

Camino de Santiago

This is a pilgrim route across northern Spain to Santiago de Compostela. For us it was 500 miles on foot and a unique experience. For many it is the journey of a lifetime

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Burtle Village Hall

Burtle Village Hall

When the Lottery said “No” the villagers renovated their village hall themselves. It took 1000 straw bales, 4000 wine bottles, 1500 sheep fleece, and a lot of imagination and hard work.

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Hitchhike America

Hitchhike America

Nobody hitchhikes in America these days, they said. And you will get killed or eaten by a bear. And also you are too old. So I went anyway and had a great trip round the Rockies.

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Red Brick Community Project

Red Brick Community Project

This is the visitor office we built at the project. It is made out of  5000 Argos catalogues, a mile of old guttering, some pallets and other stuff, by us, and grannies and children

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Paddington Farm Trust

Paddington Farm Trust

Paddington Farm is a working 43 acre organic farm at the foot of Glastonbury Tor. It provides accommodation for children and families to experience life on a working farm

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Affordable Housing

Affordable Housing

ANATOMY OF AN AFFORDABLE HOUSING PROJECT.

How to get support for a project that delivers what the government says it wants.  Latest News, November 2016

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American Cricket

American Cricket

In 2002 we rented a beaten up Ford Mustang from US Rent-A-Wreck and drove it 9000 miles round America. From Boston to Montana, Utah, and Arizona to New Mexico and then back east to a wedding in New Jersey

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Project Diary

Project Diary

This is the story of how we are building a new teaching space at Paddington Farm Trust. The classroom will be made out of tyres, pallets, and other recycled stuff with a lot of help from volunteers and children.

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Blog

Blog

This blog might be more for my benefit than yours. Nevertheless, you might be interested to know exactly why the stock market doesn’t oil the wheels of industry. It just makes rich people richer.

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