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Settling the Common

PART THREE – SETTLING THE COMMON What can we take with us and what must we leave behind in the enclosures? How much of the common remains? – I shall suggest that it is very much more than most people … Continue reading

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A master-piece by my friend, David Van-Edwards

This was written by my friend, David-Van Edwards,Master Lute-Maker ‘Twas Covid, and the slithy Gove     Did sneer and semble on the Beeb: All flimsy were the Dido moves     And money-bags did greed.   “Beware the Eton toffs my … Continue reading

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Precis of the book – part two

PART TWO Commons and Enclosure Yes. Cultures are what people do. The future is created by present actions – for better and for worse. Targets, achievements, status… can change nothing. Today’s part of the benign future of our imagination, will … Continue reading

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Life-cycles

I’ve said all that I want to say. Yet, I notice that everyone else is the same. So here I re-iterate the themes of my book, beginning with life-cycles. Later re-iterations will include more of human behaviours in relation to … Continue reading

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Lawrence Woodward’s Introduction to the new Book

I’m honoured that Lawrence Woodward has written this introduction to my new book. INTRODUCTION Patrick Noble is a formidable thinker and writer. He is clear-sighted and honest. He has vision and perspective, which may not be to everyone’s taste but … Continue reading

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New Book

The new book will be released in early September. I’m honoured that Lawrence Woodward, who has been a central pillar to the true organic movement, has written the foreword. It is published by the lovely Smokehouse Press and will be … Continue reading

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July Dream Time

Honey-suckle, dog-rose and bramble entwine above meadow-sweet, hare-bell, marjoram to evoke deep, ancient Summers which combine With sensual moments of the great I am!   Just in May, Stitch-wort and wild strawberry Wood-sorrel and anemone, shone beneath colours Of campion … Continue reading

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The Source

My muse, you are where all life lives The future’s source You are the gauge to test all knowledge Font of experience Long years we were alien to you In narcissistic histories Now, contrite I stoop to you For all … Continue reading

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Song caught by the grave of Christina Rossetti

Let’s join the caravan from here to there From fantasy to earth my friend Feel sun on your face and wind in your hair Let sensual truth ascend   How far is the place we truly belong? It touches our … Continue reading

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Song Four – A Folk Song

Dear all, being too frail to walk, it’s hard to compose. To compose, we need the rhythm of walking and freedom to declaim (loudly). Ah well, let this be first draught. As I rode out to plough, one morning Voices … Continue reading

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