Posted in Culture, Current Affairs, Inspiration, Ireland, Life, Thoughts, Uncategorized

The Cultivation of Non-Compliance

Sowing seeds at Bealtaine Cottage Permaculture March 2011 013Seeds.

Sowing seeds and planning sowing seeds…this is the main thread of this week’s work.

I am growing seeds in trays and pots on cleared windowsills in the cottage.

This is just to get them started, then I will move them to the tunnel.

Bealtaine Cottage driveway

The Irish government has decided to tax everyone’s home.

bealtaine Cottage flowers on the windowsillMy home does not earn any money, so I will have to pay the tax.

Bealtaine Cottage flowersHowever, I will not pay any tax to a government who hands my money over to IMF Villains…and villains they are, who terrorize a nation, demanding money with menaces!

Seeds sowing at Bealtaine CottageThis tax on homes has been brought in to satisfy the masters of Ireland, the IMF.

At the same time, all parochial houses and Bishop’s palaces are exempt from Household Charge or Property Tax…so no-one from the church will have to stand up and be counted. 

If the Church had to pay, they might, for once, get on our side and speak out against unfair taxes like the IMF enforced Property Tax.

The same IMF has insisted that we cut down all our trees in our National Forests and sell the timber,  to give the money over to the IMF.

standing stone by the pond at Bealtaine CottageMy home is not an asset, Mr Kenny.

I will not comply.

I will not pay money to the IMF.

The Irish Banking scandal: ‘the rot was widespread, the corruption endemic’…so who, may I ask, is in jail?

Not one banker in Ireland is in jail, yet this traitorous government are preparing to jail people like myself for a crime they have invented!

Chitting potatoes at Bealtaine CottageHowever, as this government has handed over collection of the tax to the Revenue, people will be criminalised for non-payment!

The ultimate enforcement will be imprisonment.

The ultimate shame of Ireland is that we are led by donkeys!

 

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Posted in Family, Fracking, Inspiration, Ireland, Permaculture, Politics, Thoughts

The Paradigm Shift

Candle at Bealtaine Cottage Disconnection from Nature means a distancing from the Divine.

Belief in government and politics has led us astray.

Belief in anything other than ourselves has let us down.

Harvest at Bealtaine CottageThe very seeds of creation have been patented by corporations with the hand of governments, our governments, complicit in the evildoing.

Upcycled water taps at Bealtaine CottageOur water has been privatised and sold to the highest bidder, then sold back to us at massive costs.

Our very homes are under attack.

Stanley stove at Bealtaine CottageOur governments have succumbed to the will of the elite and taxed our homes.

Our homes?

There is no profit to be made in the place one retreats to for food and shelter…is there?

Washing at bealtaine CottageAs all this happens, our governments sacrifice the health and education of the nation to spend billions on war.

Even this Irish government I live under, in this neutral country, is suckered into the militarisation of the EU.

Shabby chic at Bealtaine CottageMoney that should be spent at home on alleviating poverty and poor education is going into the killing machine.

No forces should be stationed in other countries and Ireland is all too well aware of that wrongdoing!

Apples at Bealtaine CottageThe yearly cost of stationing one soldier in Iraq could feed 60 families in the West.

Poverty, food banks and misery is on the rise!

dominic fracking leitrim observer sept 7 2011Total estimates of European Union defence and security spending vary between $200 and 300 billion…while children live in impoverishment!

Defence?

Are we under attack?…only from within, I suspect.

This is an abomination!

September 2011 Permaculture Cottage 016The Paradigm shift is that people are waking up to deeds of their governments and are questioning the very basis of all they once  held true.

“Not in my name.” 

My home is not an asset, Mr Kenny.

You will not tax my home.

I will not comply with injustice and theft.

Taxes imposed by the IMF are nothing less than theft!

Bealtaine Cottage August 2011 permaculture Cottage 020This is not a rallying call to others, but an articulation of what many people feel is wrong with society.

The Paradigm shift is our awakening.

The line in the sand is being drawn.

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Posted in Climate, Current Affairs, Earth, Ecology, Gaia, Ireland, Permaculture, Politics, Sustainable Living, Trees, Uncategorized, Woodland

As the IMF Orders Ireland to CUT DOWN her TREES…A Dire Situation

Angels in the rain at Bealtaine Cottage

The rain is torrential.

I have just taken these pictures as the rain stopped.

Last year was very wet here in the west of Ireland.

Adaptation to the change in climate is under-way.

Raised beds are made and more are planned.

As I write, the rain has begun again and in between the sun shines.

Climate change is here.

Climate Change and weatherThe weather patterns are unpredictable in all except extreme weather expected!

Our governments should have instigated national tree-planting on a war-footing scale, with all available funds channelled into our life-boat…Earth!

Billions of £/$ for war as the killing of human beings continues and our planet slowly expires!

In a dire situation like this, we must take hold of the reins ourselves and plant trees, grow food and permaculture the lifeboat that is our planet.

Plant trees in IrelandHere in Ireland, where I live, the government is aware that Ireland has the least tree cover in the whole of Europe, yet is allowing the IMF to harvest all the trees in the National Forests, as part of the debt repayment nonsense that only disconnected bureaucrats could have concocted!

Nicholas Stern, author of the UK government-commissioned review on Climate Change in 2006, said, just a few days ago…”Looking back, I underestimated the risks.

The planet and the atmosphere seem to be absorbing less carbon than we expected, and emissions are rising pretty strongly.

Some of the effects are coming through more quickly than we thought then.”

He was referring to his report, The Stern Review, published in 2006.

Stern expected a rise in global temperatures of between 2 and 3 degrees.

Stern has changed his forecast…upwards saying that we are “on track for something like four “.

 Bealtaine Cottage stained glassStern goes on to say, “I think I would have been a bit more blunt. I would have been much more strong about the risks of a four- or five-degree rise.”

“This is potentially so dangerous that we have to act strongly.

Do we want to play Russian roulette with two bullets or one?

These risks for many people are existential.”

‘I got it wrong on climate change – it’s far, far worse’~Nicholas Stern

Bealtaine in June 2011 020There you have it…we are caught in an escalating situation of weather change that is impacting on our lives as I write.

Plant as if your life depends on it…because it does!

As a condition of the IMF/ECB/EFSF “Troika” loan for the amount of €67.5bn Ireland must generate €2 billion from the disposal of State-owned assets and companies. As part of this, the government has plans to sell off the harvesting rights to the states forestry for the next 80 years. The name of the state owned body is Coilte. This is the usual IMF privatise and realise policy enforced worldwide…profit being the main driver to assuage so-called national debt.

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