A selection from print and online media. (c) Robert Alcock. Permission is granted to share, print and distribute in full, with attribution and for non-commercial purposes.
- The Midsummer Bonfire: Brexit and Podemos. “Brexit was the opening act of a tragedy
worthy of Shakespeare at his peak: horrible to watch, yet you can’t tear
your eyes away from the stage, the slide into chaos as compelling as it
is inexorable.” Blog post as part of The Ecologist New Voices project, June 2016.
- Un “Brexpat” escribe sobre el Brexit. “El referéndum del Brexit se había convertido en el primer acto de una tragedia
digna de Shakespeare en el pleno de sus poderes: horrible de ver, pero
no puedes quitar los ojos del escenario, la caída hacía el caos siendo
tan cautivadora como inexorable.” Blog en Diagonal, junio de 2016.
- A calendar / mandala celebrating natural cycles. “Since I couldn’t find any round calendar designs that I liked, I decided to go ahead and make my own…” Article presenting a design for a round calendar.
- Thin blue line: Sea level rise and the new intertidal city. “The intertidal city will play host to a different project: a cultural
transformation of the relationship between human beings and the sea.” Essay published in Dark Mountain issue 6, autumn 2014.
- Build your dream house with no mortgage. “If you want decent housing without mortgaging your life away, you may need to consider radical alternatives.” Article published in Permaculture magazine 80, summer 2014.
- Land and freedom: Low impact building in the “other” Spain. “A growing neo-ruralist movement is repopulating this “other” Spain…” Article published in The Land magazine issue 16, summer 2014.
- Can earth building scale up to the mainstream?. “Shelter, which is a vital need for human beings, should also be a human right—within ecological limits…
” In-depth interview with Rob Hopkins of Transition Network, from january 2014.
- De camino hacia la revolucion. Poema sobre (y leido en) el 15M, Bilbao, mayo del 2011.
- On our way to the revolution. Poem about (and read at) the 15M assembly in Bilbao, may 2011. Published in Dark Mountain 3, summer 2012.
Gardening from Zero. “Gardens are an urgent necessity of life. Nobody needs to give you permission to create one…” An old article about creating a riverside container garden in the Zorrozaurre Peninsula in Bilbao, published in Permaculture magazine 57, autumn 2007.
Creating an Eco-Community in a Post-Industrial Wasteland. “I think that to be happy you need to be creatively engaged with your surroundings – which could mean a little riverside garden, your neighbourhood, or the whole planet.” An old article about citizen-led urban planning in the Zorrozaurre Peninsula in Bilbao, published in Permaculture magazine 45, autumn 2005.