My blog

Loneliness and pursuit of happiness

I’m inclined to connecting with people. And then I still get the feeling I need to do things – and have time – for myself. I have to do something where I am very definitely Declan, and even if I am not doing it for myself, it’s still Declan doing it for others. Being...

I am mourning my friend Bill Mollison.

In 1981, my wife Margrit (+) and I got to know one of the most important approaches to networking environmental measures - from the individual house or smaller settlements to the planning of entire regions. A year later, we brought Bill Mollison from Australia to...

The Kennedy Library

For the last two years Margrit and I have been working on implementing a long-time plan: making all our publications available digitally on the web. We have now done it. You will find five decades of our books, articles, lectures and more in PDF-format on...