All things related to Permaculture, such as the PDC

The Transition Handbook

The Transition Handbook is about solutions. Solutions to a world in which oil is becoming scarcer, more expensive, and harder to find & extract. Community driven & created ‘Energy Descent Action Plans’ are the desired outputs.

Charcoal, Fire, Lye & Barbecuing

Charcoal has been used to make fires for thousands of years of human history. High temperatures made it useful in the Iron Age. High temperature & lack of smoke when burning, and higher energy density compared to wood, make it very attractive as a fuel for cooking.