26 Sep '11, 7am

Today's blog is about what making your own paints, as I did this weekend, can teach us about the economy of the future:

Today's blog is about what making your own paints, as I did this weekend, can teach us about the economy of the future:

I loved Ed Mitchell’s post over on the Transition Network site as part of the ‘fantastic ‘social reporters’ project . There are 12 ‘social reporters’ around the UK who will be blogging in a rota, producing one blog post every day, on a subject set by a guest editor at the beginning of the week. Ed’s was called “A liminal song of thanks” , and in it he wrote: “That’s why we’re staying up late, working on personal time, finding friends who don’t want to support this future, even though it seems unavoidable, and jamming with them, making it up as we go, sharing our personal stories, openly, our successes, our failures, our hopes, our dreams, our loves. Our vegetables. Wrestling with content management systems that aren’t as perfect as our hopes”. Beautiful. No mention of making your own paint out of cheese though. So I thought I’d better put that right this morning. In my kit...

Full article: http://transitionculture.org/2011/09/26/a-tale-of-the-two...

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