What’s with the porthole? : Common mistakes people make designing and building a tiny house

Tiny houses are on trend—the latest in a long list of architectural and social movements like aquaponics, rooftop gardening, container houses and intentional communities. But like their predecessors, just because they are good in theory, doesn’t mean they will work. Many tiny houses are stinking hot in summer, look like ugly boats, and have too many cupboards. Sarah Coles looks at common mistakes people make … Continue reading What’s with the porthole? : Common mistakes people make designing and building a tiny house

Between Farmers

Issue 27 of Kill Your Darlings journal features an article that I wrote about an organic farmer in my home state of Western Australia who tried to sue his neighbour when genetically modified canola blew over the fence. Kill Your Darlings have published the whole article on their website which you can read here. I am very grateful for the opportunity to publish in the … Continue reading Between Farmers

The clusterf*ck that the world seems to be facing

Greening the Apocalypse is a weekly radio talk show about big picture issues such as the global energy crisis and climate change from a solutions angle. Airing every Tuesday night on Melbourne’s RRR community radio station, Greening the Apocalypse started in early 2015 after Adam Grubb and Ben Bush combined forces. Mr Grubb has a background in energy politics and co-founded Very Edible Gardens. Mr … Continue reading The clusterf*ck that the world seems to be facing