Tag : Society/politics

How strong communities depend on shared information

Traditional rural communities depended on knowledge passed down through generations

The internet now offers us an alternative way of sharing information that may lead to the revival of knowledge that seemed lost

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Adventures in self-sufficiency: growth through generosity

The next in my series on self-sufficient living looks at the importance of generosity to economic growth

When my family built up our smallholding, we needed to work hard, but equally relied on the generosity of friends and neighbours

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Do book shops need to become book clubs?

Many 'bricks and mortar' bookshops are struggling, but their function is still hard to replace

Does the future lie in bookshops becoming cafes run by publishers?

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Do book shops need to become book clubs?- blog