Compost John

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Gender MALE
Industry Arts
Occupation entertainer and sustainability activist
Location York, United Kingdom
Introduction I am a very enthusiastic 'green' and am involved in a range of projects and community groups which are directly connected with sustainability. These include the Green Party, York in Transition, St Nicholas Fields , Frack-Free York, The World Naked Bike Ride, Alternatives to Violence Project, and others. . . . . . . . . . I am happily married with two children, and am unconventional and a free thinker, with a very tolerant wife! . . . . . . . . . I work as an entertainer, 'Professor Fiddlesticks' teaching circus skills and making people happy, since 1992. see wwww.professorfiddlesticks.co.uk . . . . . . . . A few years ago, I wrote a blog and column for Community Care, see www.communitycare.co.uk/blogs/green-living/ . . . . . . . .... In early 2010 I was invited by the Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce to apply for Fellowship. . . . . . . To contact me 'off blog' either find me on Facebook or email me at jscossham(at)gmail(dot)com
Interests Low carbon lifestyles, sustainability, cycling, growing own food, recycling, composting, festivals, community development, circus, psychedelic music, socialising, family life, teaching composting, skip diving, dumpster diving, health, mental health, networking, Facebook, gardening, foraging, fungi, insects, invertebrates, wildlife, woodstoves, logpiles, cycling, bikes, bike trailers, renewable energy, home cooking, science, blogging, ecology, human ecology, climate, climate change, carbon issues
Favorite Movies Koyaanisqatsi, The Invention of Lying, The Age Of Stupid
Favorite Music Anything by Spacemen 3, most high-energy dance music, The Orb, KLF, Remain in Light by Talking Heads, Obscured by Clouds by Pink Floyd, Fave local band is 'The Falling Spikes'.
Favorite Books John Seymour's Self Sufficiency, The Humanure Handbook by Joe Jenkins, Vegetables by Roger Phillips and Martyn Rix, Richard Maybey's Food for Free, Island by Aldous Huxley