Articles by the scribe

publish with simonthescribencluded in this website are links to my published articles, mostly sitting on sister websites to this one. Once again you will find that the underlying themes revolve around sustainability and self / community sufficiency and deep green politics and philosophy. Also fun and enjoying yourself as some people take all this stuff too seriously!

Please feel free to replicate these articles on the condition that there is a link back, as below,  to the page that the article came from eg Article from http://www.nettlesoup.org.uk/nettlesoup/the-end-of-economics/ .

nettlesoup.org.uk

All about nettles. An in-depth look into some of the the many uses of this brilliant plant: http://www.nettlesoup.org.uk/nettlesoup/

Too much rocket in the garden? Here are some recipe suggestions: http://www.nettlesoup.org.uk/nettlesoup/the-rocket-glut/

Pumpkin and squash recipes: http://www.nettlesoup.org.uk/nettlesoup/pumpkin-and-squash-recipes/

Off road route from Lerryn to Lostwithiel: http://www.nettlesoup.org.uk/nettlesoup/494/

Uses for the beautiful Fennel plant: http://www.nettlesoup.org.uk/nettlesoup/fennel-foeniculum-vulgare/

All about Valerian: http://www.nettlesoup.org.uk/nettlesoup/fragrant-valerian-valeriana-officinalis/

Folklore of the apple: http://www.nettlesoup.org.uk/nettlesoup/apple/

Have you tried Tansy Cakes? http://www.nettlesoup.org.uk/nettlesoup/tansy-chrysanthemum-vulgare/

The internet and resilience: http://www.nettlesoup.org.uk/nettlesoup/swords-into-ploughshares-how-the-internet-increases-resilience/

The wandering meanings of transition words: http://www.nettlesoup.org.uk/nettlesoup/resilience-transition-sustainability-and-field-dependency/

Example salt wash in watercolour paint: http://www.nettlesoup.org.uk/nettlesoup/salt-washing-in-watercolour/

Nature art from Andy Goldsworthy: http://www.nettlesoup.org.uk/nettlesoup/nature-art-with-andy-goldsworthy/

The limited lifespan of a culture constructed on economics: http://www.nettlesoup.org.uk/nettlesoup/the-end-of-economics/

The Western news values that determine your news: http://www.nettlesoup.org.uk/nettlesoup/this-is-the-news/

The politics of energy: http://www.nettlesoup.org.uk/nettlesoup/the-politics-of-energy/

Living without Money: http://www.nettlesoup.org.uk/nettlesoup/living-without-money/

Growth and no-growth economics: http://www.nettlesoup.org.uk/nettlesoup/growth-and-no-growth/

Film review: Ten Canoes: http://www.nettlesoup.org.uk/nettlesoup/ten-canoes/

Film Review: The Emerald Forest: http://www.nettlesoup.org.uk/nettlesoup/the-emerald-forest/

Film Review: Avatar: http://www.nettlesoup.org.uk/nettlesoup/avatar/

Film Review: The Age of Stupid: http://www.nettlesoup.org.uk/nettlesoup/the-age-of-stupid/

Film Review: 2012: http://www.nettlesoup.org.uk/nettlesoup/437/

Book Review: The Moneyless Manifesto: http://www.nettlesoup.org.uk/nettlesoup/the-moneyless-manifesto-by-mark-boyle/

Book Review: The Transition Compainion: http://www.nettlesoup.org.uk/nettlesoup/the-transition-companion/

Action to save energy in your kitchen: http://www.nettlesoup.org.uk/nettlesoup/save-energy-in-the-kitchen/

Keeping warm with Sarah: http://www.nettlesoup.org.uk/nettlesoup/428/

How to recycle a Christmas tree: http://www.nettlesoup.org.uk/nettlesoup/recycle-your-christmas-tree/

12 food growing spaces you can make at home: http://www.nettlesoup.org.uk/nettlesoup/12-food-growing-spaces-to-make/

Make a £30 DIY greenhouse: http://www.nettlesoup.org.uk/nettlesoup/a-30-diy-greenhouse/

Free hot water shower from sunlight and hose: http://www.nettlesoup.org.uk/nettlesoup/a-free-hot-water-shower/

The strawberry tower: http://www.nettlesoup.org.uk/nettlesoup/the-strawberry-tower/

Recipes for strawberries: http://www.nettlesoup.org.uk/nettlesoup/strawberry-recipes/

Summer pudding recipe: http://www.nettlesoup.org.uk/nettlesoup/summer-pudding/

Brussels Sprouts to go recipe: http://www.nettlesoup.org.uk/nettlesoup/green-sushi/

How to make a Valerian tincture: http://www.nettlesoup.org.uk/nettlesoup/home-made-valerian-tincture/

Free colour light experience in old DVD’s: http://www.nettlesoup.org.uk/nettlesoup/a-free-colour-light-therapy/

Natural cold remedies in your kitchen: http://www.nettlesoup.org.uk/nettlesoup/natures-cold-remedies-in-your-kitchen/

MRI machine shows acupuncture working: http://www.nettlesoup.org.uk/nettlesoup/magnetic-resonance-shows-acupuncture-at-work/

Nature’s First-aid Kit: http://www.nettlesoup.org.uk/nettlesoup/natures-first-aid-kit/

A truth about being a green person: http://www.nettlesoup.org.uk/nettlesoup/a-truth-about-being-green/

The wisdom of Compost: http://www.nettlesoup.org.uk/nettlesoup/the-wisdom-of-compost/

Nature’s work ethic: http://www.nettlesoup.org.uk/nettlesoup/natures-work-ethic/

Nature as a template for ‘economy’: http://www.nettlesoup.org.uk/nettlesoup/answers-to-economic-problems-are-in-the-trees/

Tyndall Flowers: http://www.nettlesoup.org.uk/nettlesoup/tyndall-flowers/

Energy and consumerism: http://www.nettlesoup.org.uk/nettlesoup/energy-consumerism/

Tea tree and MRSA: http://www.nettlesoup.org.uk/nettlesoup/tea-tree-and-mrsa/

Codex Alimentarius and the Food Police Directive: http://www.nettlesoup.org.uk/nettlesoup/codex-alimentarius-and-the-eu-directive-on-herbal-medicine/

12 ways to transcend the times: http://www.nettlesoup.org.uk/nettlesoup/twelve-ways-to-transcend-the-times/

The longest Mandlebrot zoom in: http://www.nettlesoup.org.uk/nettlesoup/benoit-mandelbrot/

Why an ezine called nettle soup: http://www.nettlesoup.org.uk/nettlesoup/why-nettle-soup/

simonmitchell.co.uk

Mass media working hand-in-hand with corporate interests: http://www.simonmitchell.co.uk/mass-media-wants-you-powerless.html

Film review: Aluna the Movie. http://www.simonmitchell.co.uk/thoughts-about-aluna-the-movie.html

We can always make creative choices: http://www.simonmitchell.co.uk/creative-choices.html

Making seedbombs as Christmas presents: http://www.simonmitchell.co.uk/seedbomb-christmas.html

My underlying philosophy: http://www.simonmitchell.co.uk/a-philosophy-to-live-by.html

Some of my loom knitting artefacts: http://www.simonmitchell.co.uk/my-loom-knitting.html

A simple DIY windpower generator made from rubbish: http://www.simonmitchell.co.uk/free-energy-from-scrap.html

Yummy wild hazelnut truffle recipe: http://www.simonmitchell.co.uk/wild-hazelnut-truffles.html

Revolution or Evolution? http://www.simonmitchell.co.uk/revolution-or-evolution.html

The Evolution of Revolution: http://www.simonmitchell.co.uk/the-evolution-of-revolution.html

Free ‘This product kills bees stickers’:http://www.simonmitchell.co.uk/this-product-kills-bees.html

Book Review: The Moneyless Manifesto: http://www.simonmitchell.co.uk/book-review-mark-boyle-the-moneyless-manifesto.html

12 food growing spaces you can make: http://www.simonmitchell.co.uk/12-food-growing-spaces.html

Dare you take the quiz? How green are you? http://www.simonmitchell.co.uk/how-green-are-you-quiz.html

A bee hotel made from rubbish: http://www.simonmitchell.co.uk/make-a-bee-hotel-from-rubbish.html

Games with fire: http://www.simonmitchell.co.uk/playing-with-fire.html

Make your own Kayapo head dress: http://www.simonmitchell.co.uk/how-to-make-a-kayapo-head-dress.html

DIY Solar power in your tent from rubbish: http://www.simonmitchell.co.uk/the-solar-powered-tent.html

Make dandelion coffee recipe: http://www.simonmitchell.co.uk/dandelion-coffee.html

Talk given on Buckminster Fuller: http://www.simonmitchell.co.uk/dare-to-be-naive-buckminster-fuller-talk.html

Why I dislike the olympics: http://www.simonmitchell.co.uk/why-i-dislike-the-olympics.html

Blackbirds ate my strawberries? http://www.simonmitchell.co.uk/strawberries-and-blackbirds.html

Deep ecology and handling despair: http://www.simonmitchell.co.uk/the-sadness-of-deep-ecology.html

A watercolour salt wash demo: http://www.simonmitchell.co.uk/watercolour-salt-wash.html

Tea tree and MRSA: http://www.simonmitchell.co.uk/tea-tree-and-mrsa.html

Tyndall Flowers: http://www.simonmitchell.co.uk/tyndall-flowers.html

Film Review: Ten Canoes: http://www.simonmitchell.co.uk/ten-canoes-film-review.html

What is tantric sex? http://www.simonmitchell.co.uk/what-is-tantric-sex.html

The news values that serve corporate consumerism: http://www.simonmitchell.co.uk/this-is-the-news.html

Permaculture Andorra: http://www.simonmitchell.co.uk/permaculture-andorra.html

What is Chakra meditation? http://www.simonmitchell.co.uk/what-is-chakra-meditation.html

The end of economics: http://www.simonmitchell.co.uk/the-end-of-economy.html

The future of herbs and tinctures: http://www.simonmitchell.co.uk/the-future-of-herbs-and-tinctures.html

The £30 DIY greenhouse: http://www.simonmitchell.co.uk/the-30-diy-greenhouse.html

Living without Money: http://www.simonmitchell.co.uk/living-without-money.html

Strawberry recipes: http://www.simonmitchell.co.uk/fun-with-strawberries.html

My first rocket stove: http://www.simonmitchell.co.uk/my-rocket-stove.html

My first road kill pheasant dinner: http://www.simonmitchell.co.uk/my-first-road-kill-dinner.html

A truth about being green: http://www.simonmitchell.co.uk/a-truth-about-being-green.html

Green hedonism: http://www.simonmitchell.co.uk/green-hedonism.html

12 ways to transcend stress: http://www.simonmitchell.co.uk/transcendstress.html

makeagreenhouse.co.uk

About Buckminster Fuller: http://www.makeagreenhouse.co.uk/buckminster-fuller.html

Greenhouse from recycled plastic bottles: http://www.makeagreenhouse.co.uk/greenhouse-from-plastic-bottles.html

Example of a hazel frame polytunnel: http://www.makeagreenhouse.co.uk/hazel-polytunnel.html

A DIY geodome from Northern Homestead: http://www.makeagreenhouse.co.uk/geodome-northern-homestead.html

My third growdome: http://www.makeagreenhouse.co.uk/growdome-3.html

My second growdome: http://www.makeagreenhouse.co.uk/making-growing-dome-2.html

Materials for my second growdome: http://www.makeagreenhouse.co.uk/materials-for-growdome2.html

Model for a 3 frequency icosahedron: http://www.makeagreenhouse.co.uk/a-3-frequency-model-dome.html

An icosahedron growdome: http://www.makeagreenhouse.co.uk/the-icosahedron-growing-dome.html

Building my DIY growdome greenhouse: http://www.makeagreenhouse.co.uk/building-my-diy-greenhouse.html

Planning my DIY growdome greenhouse: http://www.makeagreenhouse.co.uk/planning-my-diy-greenhouse.html

wildfoodwizard.uk

Why eat wild foods? http://www.wildfoodwizard.uk/why-wild-foods/

The pressures of social conformity: http://www.wildfoodwizard.uk/social-conformity/

Stress and conformity as pollution: http://www.wildfoodwizard.uk/stress-and-conformity/

Air pollution: http://www.wildfoodwizard.uk/air-pollution/

Radiation pollution: http://www.wildfoodwizard.uk/radiation/

Toxins and carcinogens in your daily diet: http://www.wildfoodwizard.uk/toxins-and-carcinogens/

Water pollution: http://www.wildfoodwizard.uk/water-pollution/

Pathogens: http://www.wildfoodwizard.uk/pathogens/

Living in a toxic culture: http://www.wildfoodwizard.uk/a-toxic-culture/

Dr. Kenyon’s Principles of Holism: http://www.wildfoodwizard.uk/principles-of-holism/

Energy as a therapy: http://www.wildfoodwizard.uk/energy-as-therapy/

Matter and energy are inter-related: http://www.wildfoodwizard.uk/matter-as-energy/

Our shifting cultural paradigms: http://www.wildfoodwizard.uk/cultural-paradigms/

Where orthodox medicine went wrong: http://www.wildfoodwizard.uk/where-medicine-went-wrong/

The suppression od alternatives in mainstream medicine: http://www.wildfoodwizard.uk/the-suppression-of-alternatives/

Alternative medical philosophies: http://www.wildfoodwizard.uk/alternative-medical-philosophies/

Alternative choices in treatment: http://www.wildfoodwizard.uk/alternative-choices/

Patient advocacy in mainstream medicine: http://www.wildfoodwizard.uk/patient-advocacy/

Chemical drugs as part of a consumerist culture: http://www.wildfoodwizard.uk/chemical-consumerism/

The limitations of medical methodology in research: http://www.wildfoodwizard.uk/medical-methodology/