Graham Bell ~ Global Change Agent

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Strawberry heaven

Well after another fruit laden harvesting day, made Strawberry ice-cream on Saturday. Ingredients: 500 grams strawberries, hulled and chopped 175 grams caster sugar, (plus 2 tablespoons) 500 ml full fat milk 500 ml double cream 1 vanilla pod 10 large egg yolks Juice of half a lemon Sprinkle the  two tablespoons of sugar over the chopped […]

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An abundance of Gooseberries

Well that’s five kilos of gooseberries blanched and in the freezer. This trayful is about half that. Two essential tips for gooseberries- don’t pick them until they’re ripe! Green gooseberries go pale and slightly squashy at this point and red ones go – well yes you guessed it – red! […]

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Summer Open Day

The first open day of 2013 took place under a clear, sunny sky on July 13th. This journal piece is by Karen and Annie, guests on the day. We’d stayed overnight in the campervan a little way outside Coldstream at a place called Pathhead. We’d offered to help Graham and […]

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Radio Scotland Interview

How and why of making a gutter garden. What is Permaculture?

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Permaculture: The Big Rock Candy Mountain?

There was an interesting post on Facebook this morning by Peter Harper. You can read his full article, here And here is my response: “Peter has for many years been a fount of knowledge and has always taken a slightly contrary view of permaculture. The first time I met him […]

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Consultation on Scotland Rural Development Programme

On behalf of the Permaculture Association I was invited to take part in the consultation process for the Scotland Rural Development Programme (SRDP) SRDP CONSULTATION : EXECUTIVE SUMMARY The Scotland Rural Development Programme (SRDP) is part funded by the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development (EAFRD) and Scottish Government providing support […]

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The Graham Bell Collection

There are in fact lots of Graham Bells. So I thought it might be fun to make a collection of them! (Started 21 April 2008.) If you are a Graham Bell and feel miffed because you’re not included here or because your details are not correct e-mail me at […]

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