I’m continuing my search for good web sites on consumerism or I guess more precisely anti-consumerism. I simply Googled the word and then worked down the page. Sadly site no 1 left a lot to be desired in the attractive web site awards causing me
I just did a quick Google on consumerism and top of the pile was this site which does to be fair have some interesting things on it but it looks rubbish. Question is there a link? You have to think there is, after all the
I’ve just come back from a weekend with my wife’s family (her dad died a year ago) and on the way home we stopped at Booktown (aka Hay-on-Wye) for my annual pilgrimage. On a wet, windy January day on the Wales-England border browsing the shelves
This is a talk (mp3) given by a friend of mine, Mark Powley on Christian living in a consumer culture. Worth listening to…
I was reading Grand Designs in bed this morning (it was their ‘save the planet in style’ issue) and came across a piece about eco-development BedZED in London. Right at the end Pooran Desai one of the developers who lives there said, “Probably the best
I’m not so sure it will be but I predict there will continue to be a rising tide of interest in all things related to different, richer, deeper ways of living…at least I hope so. What do you hope for?
I’m reading the Christmas edition of The Economist and they headline with a feature on Happiness and how it seems unrelated to wealth. Sure the rich are happier than the poor but the richer you get is not followed by happiness. Here are a couple
Consumerism is the defining word of our times but we’re mostly ambivalent about it and those with vested interests are taking note. How do I know all this, well the notion is appearing in adverts of all places and that is counter-subversive to say the