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I have been resting the last few days to stabilize my dangerously depleted energy. It's a good opportunity to reflect on my moment.I have made it to Paris. Two days ago I presented the 1Mandala to 1000 people at the Marriot conference in the heart of the city. My...read more
GeoTagged, [N51.49815, E0.20698]London light gently spills through my window. I...read more
GeoTagged, [N48.86050, W2.31147]A few days ago I presented the 1Mandala project to about 1000 people here in Paris. I've been also having a wonderful time with my lover Abby. Her prescence has been a source of joy, fun and much needed support.Here's a snippet of the...read more
I have made it to Paris. My beautiful lover has joined me. I am in the midst of new friends and the building momentum for Neil D Walsche's talk and my presentation. Inadvertently It is also proving a moment for healing. The road of the heart also has it's hills. They...read more
GeoTagged, [N41.88881, W12.50787]I stand in the centre of Rome! THIS is a long way from Smithers in the isolated Northwest of Canada. I have come a long way. Paris is next! Big 1mandala presentation on the 6th in...read more
A new pen and ink simple sketch.read more
GeoTagged, [N43.60041, W11.49885]Cruising through Tuscany ! Fresh air, sweat, sunshine, dirt, grapes straight from the vine, water from mountain Springs, my goodness Russell what took you so long to get back to cycling? I camp again with the moon and my friends the...read more
Russell is a regenerative designer and inventor based in Bali, Indonesia. He is one of the leaders of the Ecobrick movement in Indonesia and the world. Inspired by the principles of the mandala and his time amongst the Igorot people he works to implementing deep, trans-formative innovations. With ecobricks, Russell’s creativity is focused on putting ‘waste’ back into cycles of indefinite use. Meanwhile, moving forward with innovations that, using natural materials and ancestral manual traditions, are fully open source, non-capital, and transcend waste, petroleum and factories all together. You can read more in his Regenerative Design Manifesto or follow him on Facebook:
Mandalic Regenerative Philosophy
The principles of innovating are even more important than the innovations. Here are my principal essays on the challenges of our times.
The Evolution of the Flying Disc
I love throwing the disc around. With my friends we’ve come up with one that transcends plastic and petroleum.
Bottle Building & Innovation
I love making stuff with bottles. Because they are everywhere, we can innovate techniques that anyone anywhere can put to use.