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#054 Yurt Lush


Drinking at Yurt Lush is like having a brew in some sort of desert frontier base. It’s an oasis lost in the middle of a car park by Temple Meads train station and the first time I went there I felt like I’d stepped off the map. 635 more words


So a bee keeping, yurt building, compost master specialist it is.

I wish I knew what I was doing for more than 10 days at a time. It seems to be the nature of my life recently that the ideas and feelings are an infinite knot that doesn’t want to straighten out so I can tie it into anything useful. 589 more words

Tree Roots In Sandy Ground

Spotlight on Yurts

A Yurt is: a portable, bent dwelling structure traditionally used by nomads in the steppes of Central Asia as their home. The structure comprises a crown or compression wheel, usually steam bent, supported by roof ribs which are bent down at the end where they meet the lattice wall (again, steam bent). 253 more words

Green Architecture

Safari in deepest Sussex - now you can experience the Knepp re-wilding project for yourself!

Sir Charles Burrell’s presentation at our Grass Fed Meat Revolution seminar about his rewilding project at Knepp Castle in Sussex went down a storm and received a standing ovation. 403 more words

In The News

Compost your past

Not everyone is interested in living in a yurt, let along building their own. Heck, not everyone even knows what a yurt it. But Molly Caro May and her soon-to-be husband not only knew about yurts, but built one in Montana, May documenting the process in her book, The Map of Enough: One Woman’s Search for Place. 163 more words


Poor John celebrates birthday in scenic style

Not many people can say they celebrated a birthday in Kyrgyzstan unless, of course, they actually ARE from there.

But Poor John is from Australia, and just the other day he had a whoop-de-do birthday celebration in the wilds of this fantastically scenic Central Asian country. 237 more words


What Yurts The Most

News this week that Serge Pizzorno of Kasbian has 18 slogan-tee shirts to choose from when they headline Glastonbury this Sunday is probably the most exciting news to come out of the whole event this year. 648 more words