Intro section 394
Project 1778
+ Prezzi 500
Professional 1266
Political & Peer 830
Personal 376
Plan for future learning
- Text rich mind map 267
Conclusion 214
Output process reflection 260

Total = 5671

- Gratitudes 169


Mahara. Microsoft Word. Inspiration 7.5. Text edit. Gimp. CloverDiary. Wordpress.  iPhoto. Fontbook. Digital camera. Macbook. Firefox. iTunes. Safari. Paper journal & pens. Scribd. Portolio slideshow pro. Prezzi. 


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Resource Review

You can read & download my end of year resource review on a google docs here, otherwise use the below.

Resource Review

This document aims to capture all of the resources that I have utilized my capstone year Bsc with Gaia University. Annotated uses of these resources can be found in my individual outputs on my portfolio pages, the below gives a summary for easy reference to help direct people to potential sources of information, data and inspiration.


Anarchism/social justice/radical community organising

  • Errico Malatesta - His Life And Ideas, compiled and edited by Vernon Richards (Freedom Press, 1965, 1984)
  • Deep Green Resistance, Derrick Jensen et al.
  • Rewild or Die, Urban Scout
  • Making a killing, The political economy of animal rights. Bob Torres
  • Strategic Action for Animals, Dr Melanie Joy
  • Animal liberation & social revolution, Brian A Dominica
  • The Revolution will not be funded. Beyond the non-profit industrial complex. Edited by Incite! Women of colour against violence
  • Winds from Below. Radical community organising to make a revolution possible, Team Colours Collective

Food Sovereignty & land based struggles

  • Food Sovereignty, Reconnecting Food, Nature and Community, edited by Hannah Wittman, Annette Aurelie Desmarais & Nettie Wiebe, Food First Books, Oakland, US 2010
  • Introduction to Food Sovereignty. Food and Democracy edited by Marcin Gerwin (free e-book)
  • Local Food: How to make it happen in your community, Tazmin Pinkerton & Rob Hopkins
  • Fatal Harvest: The Tragedy of Industrial Agriculture, edited by Andrew Kimbrell

Permaculture design & technical information

  • Toby Hemenway, Gaia's Garden
  • David Holmgren’s Permaculture: Principles & Pathways Beyond Sustainability (
  • Patrick Whitefield, The Earth Care Manual
  • Frey, Darrel, 2011, Bioshelter Marken Garden
  • Bill Mollison, Permaculture: The Designer’s Manual, 1988
  • David Kennedy, 21st Century Greens
  • Sepp Holzer, Sepp Holzer's Permaculture, 2011
  • Agricultural & Food Research Council, 1989, Home Preservation of Fruits & Vegetables
  • Eugene Odum, Ecology: A bridge between science & society
  • Lynda Brown, The Preserving Book
  • Jenny Hall & Ian Tolhurst, Growing Green
  • Collins, Attracting Wildlife to Your Garden
  • Permaculture Teachers Guide edited by Andy Goldring
  • Thinking in Systems, Donella Meadows

Herbalism & nutrition

  • Linda Gray, Grow Your Own Pharmacy
  • Steve Charter, Eat More Raw
  • Susan Weed, Herbal Wise
  • Laurel Luddite, This is Anarcho-Herbal ism: Thoughts on Health and Healing for the Revolution
  • David E Allen and Gabrielle Hatfield, Medicinal Plants in Folk Tradition, An Ethnobotany of Britain & Ireland
  • Stephen Harrod Buhner, Herbal Antibiotics (
  • Nancy & Michael Phillips, The Herbalist s Way Andrew Chevallier, Encyclopedia of Medicinal Plants
  • Anticancer: a new way of life, Dr David Servan-Schreiber
  • Stone Age Health Programme: Diet and Exercise as Nature Intended and other books by S.Boyd Eaton (Plant Based Nutrition and Health, Stephen Walsh

Personal Development & People based designs

  • Looby Macmanara, People and permaculture - caring and designing for ourselves, each other and the planet.
  • John Stowe, Earth Spirit Warrior, a nature-based guide to authentic living
  • Lyn Genders, Seven Keys to Success, Prosperity & Happiness Louise Hay, You can heal your life
  • Sober Living for the Revolution: Hardcore punk, straight edge & radical politics, Gabriel Kuhn
  • Books: The Accelerated Learning Handbook, Dave Meier
  • Poppy Palin, Craft of the Wild Witch 
  • Marion Green, A Witch Alone
  • Priestesses of Avalon, Kathy Jones
Writing & Livelihood design
  • Writers & Artists Yearbook 2012
  • A Straightforward guide to Freelance Writing, Stephen Wade
  • Brilliant Networking, Steven D'Souza 
  • Brilliant Freelancer, Leif Kendall

Key Articles & Websites

Please note all of my detailed resource reviews can be found with my output work. The below articles & website links are those that I would recommend reading & have had a signficant impact on my learning pathway this passed year.