Category Archives: Reviews

Notes on iPhone 4S

The iPhone 4S had, as usual, already been reviewed to death even before it launched to the public, let alone now. But since I acquired a work-related iPhone 4S on launch day, I thought I might as well jot down … Continue reading

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Review: Permaculture – A Designers’ Manual

After reading some texts on permaculture and finding the topic quite fascinating, I decided to learn “all” about it and read the permaculture “Bible”, Bill Mollison’s Permaculture – A Designers’ Manual. This huge book is the textbook for the Permaculture … Continue reading

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Review: The End of Growth

Almost a year ago, I read Tim Jackson’s Prosperity Without Growth that discussed the necessity of devising a financial system that isn’t dependent on economic growth. Again returning to the topic, I just finished Richard Heinberg’s brand new book The … Continue reading

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Review of “Urban Homesteading” and some thoughts on food

I’ve amassed quite a few books on homesteading, urban farming, sustainability, energy efficiency, building, permaculture and related topics recently and the next up for review is no exception: Urban Homesteading: Heirloom Skills for Sustainable Living by Rachel Kaplan & Ruby … Continue reading

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