How to Escape 9-5: go to London for a weekend!
Sat 30 April - Sun 1 May 2011; How To Escape The Nine to Five with Tom Hodgkinson (The Idler) and Graham Burnett
Venue; The Idler's Academy, 81 Westbourne Park Road, London W2. Tubes: Royal Oak, Westbourne Park or Notting Hill. Buses: 28 and 328
Summary: "With very few exceptions the world of jobs is characterized by stifling boredom, grinding tedium, poverty, petty jealousies, sexual harassment, loneliness, deranged co-workers, bullying bosses, seething resentment, illness, exploitation, stress, helplessness, hellish commutes, humiliation, depression, appalling ethics, physical fatigue and mental exhaustion." - Tom Hodgkinson, 'How To Be Idle'
"Pollution and work are both unnecessary results of an incompletely designed or unnatural system" - Bill Mollison, 'Permaculture A Designers Manual'
Tom Hodgkinson of the Idler and Permaculture teacher Graham Burnett lead a fascinating weekend designed to give you the mental energy needed to reconstuct your everyday life.