Category Archives: Adventures in ice

Wind/cycle energy demo

Together with Mo, Darsh and Darsh I made an experimental wind turbine from an old washing machine motor. It rotates too slowly even in strong winds, so I recommended a gearing system. Or connecting it to a bicycle like below

Wind/cycle energy demo

Together with Mo, Darsh and Darsh I made an experimental wind turbine from an old washing machine motor. It rotates too slowly even in strong winds, so I recommended a gearing system. Or connecting it to a bicycle like below

Drip irrigation demo

This simple system, takes the drips from the zeer and directs them to the garden. By the time of the festival, we had onions, tomatoes and garlic sprouting, all grown from vegetable waste. This activity took place during the run

Drip irrigation demo

This simple system, takes the drips from the zeer and directs them to the garden. By the time of the festival, we had onions, tomatoes and garlic sprouting, all grown from vegetable waste. This activity took place during the run

WOOFing with Waleed

The desire to get back to the land and to do good honest manual labour was strong at the festival, not only were many people working on Waleed’s farm everyday, milking cows, digging up the weeds and flooding the fields,

WOOFing with Waleed

The desire to get back to the land and to do good honest manual labour was strong at the festival, not only were many people working on Waleed’s farm everyday, milking cows, digging up the weeds and flooding the fields,

Kids instruments workshop

Bridget Cousins (full disclosure – my wonderful mum), and Chris Aziz created a musical instruments workshop with the children from the island. Whilst there are limited photo’s as it’s hard to document and work with 60 kids at once, her

Kids instruments workshop

Bridget Cousins (full disclosure – my wonderful mum), and Chris Aziz created a musical instruments workshop with the children from the island. Whilst there are limited photo’s as it’s hard to document and work with 60 kids at once, her

Honesty Kiosk

With so many people attending the festival, we wanted to ensure that the most available snacks were healthy and litter free. We set up a small “Honesty Kiosk” were people could pay for what they took. The kiosk made a

Honesty Kiosk

With so many people attending the festival, we wanted to ensure that the most available snacks were healthy and litter free. We set up a small “Honesty Kiosk” were people could pay for what they took. The kiosk made a

Mapping Elephantine

  Combining Technology, Collaboration and Artistry, the project to map Elephantine, was a real labor of love. Write up from the group is in progress, but can be found here This activity was  a part of Felucca Festival 2: A Marriage

Mapping Elephantine

  Combining Technology, Collaboration and Artistry, the project to map Elephantine, was a real labor of love. Write up from the group is in progress, but can be found here This activity was  a part of Felucca Festival 2: A Marriage

nubialin internet

What started as an orphaned idea on the Felucca Festival post, inspired Bill Zimmerman to take ownership of creating a Mesh network for the island. Together with a combination of international and local participants (James Lewis, Mostafa Rashid Ali, Mostafa

nubialin internet

What started as an orphaned idea on the Felucca Festival post, inspired Bill Zimmerman to take ownership of creating a Mesh network for the island. Together with a combination of international and local participants (James Lewis, Mostafa Rashid Ali, Mostafa