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A Visit at Son Barrina

A Visit at Son Barrina

In November 2021 Declan, Patrick Schulte and I visited Mallorca, Spain. Through Daniel Wahl and Mandy Merklein we connected to several people and places on the island, involved with permaculture. The Los Círculos de la Permacultura at Son Barrina was one of the sites....

14 Principles of Sustainable Urban Design

14 Principles of Sustainable Urban Design

Daniel Wahl interviews Declan on Mallorca in November 2021 to update the conclusion of Margrit and Declans 1996 book "Designing Ecological Settlements". They go through the vision section one principle after the after. See pages 228 to 230....

The 12 Permaculture Desgin Principles

The 12 Permaculture Desgin Principles

Applied to Kennedy’s Solar-Retrofitted House https://youtu.be/RFleiNF-3Kc The 12 Principles of Permaculture are somewhat abstract. Declan Kennedy brings them to a practical level in this short film, basing them on the 1985 to 88 retrofitting of his own house in...

Humus Toilet

Humus Toilet

This film shows the humus toilet in Declan Kennedy's house. It demonstrates the development from a composting to a fermenting toilet. The final product is Terra Preta (the black earth of the Amazons). The difference of the two methods (composting and fermenting) is...

Earth-Magneto Methodology in an Orchard

Earth-Magneto Methodology in an Orchard

As a practitioner of Radiesthesia and Geobiology, Declan Kennedy had quite a lot of experience in working with under-earth-surface electro-magnetic fields. He was motivated to change the usually perceived negative effects of this phenomena to a possible positive...

The new book Prof. Declan Kennedy

The new book Prof. Declan Kennedy

At long last it has happened: the book “A Loving Uni-Verse – Poems and Reflections” by Prof. Declan Kennedy has seen the light of day. This collection of very personal poems and reflections, written over the last 10 years or so, is intended to be a impulse for the...

From above and between

From above and between

It’s a feeling that is for another being Yes, intangible with no limitation I open my heart to a beautiful thought I go deeper within, willing, seeing No picking and choosing, no discrimination Music, harmony, beauty caught It’s love from above and between We often...

Loneliness and pursuit of happiness

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...