Karuna – permaculture in action

In 2007 (I think), with a group of friends, I visited a place not far from Shrewsbury in Shropshire, UK which was called 'Karuna'. Karuna is a land-based permaculture project and forest garden, created by Janta and Merav Wheelhouse, along with their two sons. The Wheelhouse's had purchased the 19 acres of former sheep grazing fields [...]

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“Elämän-Puu” – tiny cob & straw bale house

Heidi Vilkman lives in the North East of England, but is from Finland. Over 3 months in the summer of 2012, she built a tiny house made from cob and straw bale in southern Finland. Heidi is a brilliant multi-disciplined artist and produces paintings, drawings, jewellery, cards, paper-cut art and much, much more. Her talents [...]