The The Idler (issue 38) How to Save the World without Really Trying: The Idler (Issue 38) How to Save the World Without Really Trying Green Man -How to Save the World without Really Trying Issue 38
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The The Idler (issue 38) How to Save the World without Really Trying: The Idler (Issue 38) How to Save the World Without Really Trying Green Man -How to Save the World without Really Trying Issue 38

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The Idler team believe that idleness is unjustly criticised in modern society when it is, in fact, a vital component of a happy life. This new issue of the Idler looks at man, nature and the earth and reveals that doing nothing is the only way to save the planet.

Richard Benson on growing a wild flower meadow
Noted Gaia scientist Stephen Harding on why we need to stop interfering with nature
On a Green Note The new folk movement by Will Hodgkinson
Alan Moore on the Green Man in history and legend
Cosmic Gardening Mark Manning is blown away by Rudolf Steiner
The One-Straw RevolutionThe legacy of Masanobu Fukuoka and his technique of "no-work farming", where you let nature take the strain
Growing Vegetables the Easy Way An idler's guide
John Michel on William Corbett
Ukulele Special All you need to know about the history of the uke, where to buy one, how to play it and why the uke is more punk than the guitar.

All this as well as tips for living the good life and full colour illustrations and photography throughout.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 224 pages
  • 147.3 x 205.7 x 17.8mm | 453.6g
  • Ebury Press
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • black & white illustrations, colour illustrations
  • 0091916496
  • 9780091916497
  • 368,018

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"Britain's coolest magazine"
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"Britain's coolest magazine" -- Alex James, Blur "Uniquely engaging... devoted to idleness in all its forms... surprisingly energetic in its sagacious coverage of trends and trendiness... Packed with ideas" * Time Out * "The thinking person's Loaded" * Select * "Full of good things... genuinely radical, irreverent and iconoclastic" -- the late Rt Hon Alan Clark "I'd read it even if I didn't write for it" -- Louis Theroux
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About Dan Kieran

Tom Hodgkinson is the editor of the Idler, which he co-founded in 1993. He is also the author of the bestselling How To Be Idle. He lives in Devon with his girlfriend and three small children. Dan Kieran is deputy editor of the Idler and runs the magazine's website. He edited the bestselling titles Crap Towns, Crap Jobs and Crap Holidays. He lives in South London with his girlfriend Rachel and their son Wilf. Gavin Pretor-Pinney is the co-founder and creative director of the Idler. He lives in London and his first book, The Cloudspotters' Guide, was a Sunday Times top ten bestseller.
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