Seven weeks. Just finished up planting my allotment plot, which has been quite a bit of hard physical labour, which has done me the world of good.

At least now I will get some produce this year, and be well set up for next year – hopefully in time for the food shortages. The two large frames I built over the weekend, following a friend’s instructions – they are to keep the bloody pigeons off my brassicas….!

Before…

After…

I am extremely grateful to the many good friends who expressed such warm support for my new allotment plans. I was touched and moved by the love.

When I left home in my early 20s, nearly fifty years ago now, for some reason I had firmly in mind the goal of self-sufficiency. I think it was part of the hippy dream, as encapsulated in the Whole Earth Catalogue – for those old enough to remember it!

I have tried on several occasions over the years – in Cornwall, the Isle of Skye, New Zealand – but self-sufficiency is damn hard work, and not easy to achieve – a lesson well learned.

Recent events have caused me to question the complacent assumption that there will always be food in the shops to buy. There is already talk of possible food shortages.

If the Internet goes down, if there is social collapse, the only important things will be our immediate neighbours and our ability to feed ourselves. I hope to devote the rest of my life towards creating a sustainable local community in the beautiful area I am lucky enough to live in.

There was a phrase in the 80s: ‘Think Globally, Act Locally’ – seems really appropriate right now. I wish all of my lovely friends good fortune in finding a fulfilling and nurturing lifestyle for themselves and family.

Less time on Facebook, more time growing food!

Fortress New Zealand

available to buy now …

This book was written in 2007 by Robin Scott during his time in New Zealand (2006-11). It focuses on the emerging information at that time about global warming and climate change, and its predicted effects on New Zealand. Much of this information has proved to be accurate and visionary, and the recommendations of the book – that we all need to start building local communities that can feed themselves, fuel themselves and defend themselves – remain a vital survival imperative, never more so than today, in the light of recent events.

The Case for Cannabis, available here.

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The HEART HOODIE Campaign

I have a suggestion for my brothers and sisters in the Protest Movement, which I hope will meet with your approval. During the summer protests, my friends and I sold hundreds of Heart T-shirts at the demos in Trafalgar Square and elsewhere. We appreciated the...

Sir Giles Gilbert Scott’s Liverpool Cathedral

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Our new Heart Hoodie

“Protect your personal freedoms by buying this T-shirt or Hoodie and, most importantly, wearing it in public often, please, to help get the word out: we all need to reconnect at the Heart level…”Original text by Robin Scott and brand new artwork from Chris Wright...

Interview by Radosław Kaliszuk in Liverpool on Sunday 18th October 2020

This is a ten-minute video clip of me being interviewed by Radosław Kaliszuk in Liverpool on Sunday 18th October 2020 at the end of a very successful and peaceful protest....New products available to buy now ...The Case for Cannabis, available here. Read my book, Grow...

Robin Scott’s Cannabis Pill® . . . the very best way to use Cannabis.

Make it yourself in the comfort and security of your own kitchen By an organic method using inexpensive ingredients A daily measured medicinal dose to your exact requirements Avoids smoking or vaping (both inherently harmful) No chemicals or solvents – completely safe...

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LondonReal Business Accelerator Course, organised by Brian Rose

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The Sivananda Book of Yoga

The Sivananda Book of Yoga: this milestone guide was first published in 1983, and is no longer in print, having been supplanted by more recent versions. However, in our opinion, this version is the original and best, and remains a classic guide to Yoga to this day.The...

Fortress New Zealand

Fortress New Zealand: this book was written in 2007 by Robin Scott during his time in New Zealand (2006-11). It focuses on the emerging information at that time about global warming and climate change, and its predicted effects on New Zealand.Much of this information...

We all need to reconnect at the Heart level…

“Protect your personal freedoms by buying this T-shirt and, most importantly, wearing it in public often, please, to help get the word out: we all need to reconnect at the Heart level…”At the beginning of June, I wrote a short verse about the Coronavirus lockdown,...