Permaculture on the Black Isle - BIPA 2018 newsletter

06 January 2019

December 2018

Black Isle Permaculture and Arts - otherwise known as Clive Brandon and Julie Plumridge, have sent us their 2018 newsletter summarising the wide range of their activities during last year.  To say it was obviously a busy year would be a considerable understatement.

Read the newsletter and 

Check out their website at

See also an interesting blog by Julie Deconchat in which, after writing favorably about a visit to Clive and Julie, she suggests the Permaculture movement may be 'undermining its potential', by representing individual attitudes and initiatives as appropriate responses to issues of sustainability, while failing to give sufficient attention to the systemic and structural problem of intensive industrial agriculture.

We are part of the rapidly expanding worldwide Transition Towns movement. The Black Isle is a peninsula of about 100 sq miles ENE of Inverness in Scotland, UK.