Tag: leisure as resistance

Heathen Monasticism: The future of the Hermitage in Sweden

The Winter Solstice is my favorite holiday. It’s the perfect time to announce that the Hermitage is hatching a plan to move to Sweden! In November, while I was in Sweden, I made a pact with my longtime correspondents and dear friends Birka and Räv Skogsberg to relocate the Hermitage to the beautiful village of

Patreon launch for Rethinking the Job Culture

[Ed. note: I closed both of my Patreon campaigns in February 2018. This is archived material from the old blog; links and other info may be out of date. It will remain here as-is for reference.] Recently I wrote about the need for me to find ways to stay job-free so I can do my

Work, jobs, leisure, and interdependence

Recently I received a friendly note from a reader of this blog who expressed curiosity about what happened with my “dream” to open a Bohemian tea house. Time for a follow-up. I love preparing tea and serving it to my guests at the Hermitage.  Tea service is part of my work; it is something I