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Brave Old World

Brave Old World: A Practical Guide to Husbandry or the Fine Art of Looking After Yourself

Jeremy Williams

4th August, 2011

Tom Hodgkinson's account of life on a smallholding in Devon is spiced with old-fashioned lore and made Jeremy Williams laugh out loud more...
Tom Hodgkinson

Tom Hodgkinson on the marvels and pitfalls of the iPad

23rd December, 2010

Tom Hodgkinson admires the iPad but ultimately finds it to be a fickle mistress and no match for paper more...
Tom Hodgkinson

Tom Hodgkinson: spare a moment for the bang bang men of Chongquing...

29th October, 2010

Although the rise of mega-cities raises disturbing questions about living standards and livelihoods, the spread of city living is not all bad, says Tom Hodgkinson more...
Tom Hodgkinson

Starting a business has never been so liberating...

Tom Hodgkinson

25 August 2010

Find the hidden entrepreneur in you to free yourself from slavery to corporate and state authority, says Tom Hodgkinson more...
Idler's Academy...

Come get a proper education with the Idler Academy

Tom Hodgkinson

30th July, 2010

Tom launches the Idler Academy to teach us good grammar, sadly lacking practical skills like carpentry and lastly, of course, merriment more...
Tom Hodgkinson

Shakespeare had no Blackberry: let's have a technological Sabbath

Tom Hodgkinson

9th November, 2009

Putting down some of our hi-tech gadgets and hi-octane pastimes might help us make a lot less impact... more...
Tom Hodgkinson

Bring back real markets

Tom Hodgkinson

11th September, 2009

Tom Hodgkinson lays out the case for the return of street markets. Wouldn't we all be better off living outside the box? more...
Tom Hodgkinson

A brief history of free spirit

Tom Hodgkinson

30th June, 2009

Glastonbury provides the perfect setting to reflect on free spirit. If only the wild thing in all of us could come out more often, writes Tom Hodgkinson more...
Bolgs and Comments

Your chariot awaits

Tom Hodgkinson

19th June, 2009

Giving up your car doesn't mean giving up luxury or freedom- you'll save time, money and discover a more regal existence without one. more...
Bolgs and Comments

Commons cause

Tom Hodgkinson

1st June 2009

Henry VIII’s land-grab robbed ordinary people of their commons – now a new campaign offers us the chance to take back what we’re owed.

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We have to let you go

Tom Hodgkinson

1st May, 2009

Why are we clinging to the outmoded employment aspirations of an ailing system? You’re not redundant, you’re job-free, says Tom Hodgkinson more...
How to be free

Reasserting our humanity

Tom Hodgkinson

1st April 2009

In writing Leviathan, Thomas Hobbes created a monster: us. By reasserting our humanity we can correct the mistakes of the social scientists, says Tom Hodgkinson more...

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How to be free: going off your trolley

Tom Hodgkkinson

1st January, 2008

Now here is an ecological pub quiz question: who wrote the following phrase and when? more...

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