A school in Sumba

Sumba, an  island in eastern Indonesia,  is a totally remarkable place. A thin veneer of Christianity overlaying a wild and crazy animist culture. Beauty beyond…

Composting, New York Style

It’s hard not be to be a little cynical with what’s going on in New York City, with the exception of the six months after…

Bambu Indah in the Guardian

John always says that Bambu Indah is a garden with a hotel attached, something which the Guardian noticed. Meals at Bambu Indah in Ubud are…

Soil, Soul and Society by Satish Kumar

“One of the most inspiring speakers I’ve ever heard,” said John Hardy after seeing Satish Kumar speak last month. Satish Kumar is an internationally renowned…