The Kilcoe Studios Calendar has over the years become more of a project than just a business to its creator. It is a project that gets Sonia Caldwell to explore new habitats and new plant types each year and then, near the end of the time spent painting the images […]

If nature could talk what would she tell us? Especially now of all times to be here on this planet while our lives are turned around and certainly altered for the better and worse. I wonder if nature would give us some sage advice for the coming long cold winter […]

As I write, on Thursday September 24, we are celebrating World Maritime Day. It’s an important marker for me, particularly as Green Party Spokesperson for the Marine. The theme this year is: Sustainable Shipping for a Sustainable Planet. A laudible idea, but for some perhaps, a little abstract.  The theme […]

PERMANENT CULTURE As we continue to explore how the Permaculture design system can contribute to the ‘Cool Clon’ conversation, it seems fitting to me that this month we’re delving into principal number nine ‘Use Small and Slow Solutions’. In 2011, Clonakilty won a prestigious international award and was named a […]

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