It's time for a fresh, spring blog.  This blogger has had “Blogstipation” for a while, but now is the time for a new look and fresh news with Bits and Pieces from CVT.

We started our year with a very inspirational AGM.  Who would imagine an AGM could be inspirational?   We called it our “Animated Glorious Mixing!” Many came, bearing food and we had a party whilst we elected new members and discussed future events.

Our exciting March event is a visit by Matt Harvey  (Totnes's Transition poet in residence) who will stir us up and make us laugh and think with his wit and wisdom. As you will note from the calender, he is coming to Alfriston at the end of this month

Next, we have the imminent arrival of spring.  The Forsthyia is in bloom and daffodills are coming up.  The Bluetits are already inspecting their nest box, and the Hellebores are looking beautiful. Dusty pinks, wine red, cream and green.  The honey bees  love them and are out for a visit despite the bitter wind.

We are due a cheque from Ecotricity for £1303, for electricity generated by our PV cells installed last February.  This amount covers the period from April to November.  Our new windows, installed last summer have made a huge difference to the temperature of the house this below.

Chickens are giving us two eggs a day.  Only two chickens now.  Sadly one down to Mr Fox on Christmas eve.  Another blog soon.




  • Blessing for Earth-Healers Blessing for Earth-Healers
    Meditations - First wednesday of every month at 2pm at Jane's (Millegens) - with cake and tea afterwards   We met on the 7th November (10+ of us). This was the blessing for Earth Healers read out before...
    Bob Hodgson
    10 November 2012
  • New Books for Book List
    Here are the latest books obtained for the Little Library: The Song of the Earth by Maddy Harland & William Keepin - A synthesis of the scientific & spirtual worldviews. People & Permaculture by Looby...
    Super User
    04 September 2012
  • Poem Poem
    The Good Lord is not to blame For the rain and the wet If we care about the bear And the loss of the bees The floods and hurricanes The death of trees We would wake up and know That...
    Super User
    24 August 2012
  • Sustainable Growth Sustainable Growth
    Here is a very well writtten blog by Charles Eisenstein on the contradiction that is inherent in sustainable growth.   ps...
    Bob Hodgson
    27 June 2012
  • Positive News June 2012 Positive News June 2012
    So many good articles in this month's issue. What I like is the free resouces on the web - eg the documentatry made by Postive Money called 97% which looks at the crazy money system that we have.   Also...
    Bob Hodgson
    02 June 2012
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