Who is simonthescribe?

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Simon Mitchell Dipl.H.E.,B.A.(Hons), Cert.Ed.F.E.

Hi. I live in Cornwall UK and spend a lot of my time making stuff. I grow my own food as much as possible and love looking after my permaculture garden when I am not writing or making things. I also support my local community by working a few hours a week as a ‘parish clerk’.

My ‘A’ levels were in Art, English Literature, Theatre Studies and Theatre Design, before the internet was really happening and they later gave me an excellent basis for creating websites which I did for a while on a self-employed basis.

After my ‘A’ levels I trained at Dartington College of Arts in Devon for a Diploma of Higher Education in ‘Art and Design in a Social Context’. Then to Crewe and Alsager College to gain an Honours Degree in ‘Creative Arts, Combined Studies’ which involved film making, writing, painting in watercolour and some photography.

Later on I trained as an adult educator (Certificate in Education for Further Education – Cert.Ed.FE). I worked mostly on teaching Communication Studies, Media Studies and some Art and Design at F.E. levels at colleges in Cornwall.

I started a Masters degree in Adult Learning but became convinced that mainstream educational provision was too focused on the indoctrination of adults for the purposes of employment and economics. Real adult education is based on helping people get to where they want to go. I started my own college in a rural community centre and ran it for a while before getting a commission from Macmillan Publishers to write and produce ‘Mastering Desktop Publishing’ for one of their educational series.

Since then I have written over twenty books on various subjects in the context of sustainable living. Its great to see that people are catching up with this subject now. The revolution is here!

It may be shocking to realise that, in order to sustain the fiction that ‘happiness is achieved by consuming the planet‘, EVERYTHING YOU HAVE BEEN TOLD IS A LIE. The Emperor has no clothes. We have entered climate chaos as a direct result of the greed and stupidity at the heart of our alleged ‘civilisation’.

My courses at simonthescribe are here to show you how:

  • you have been hoodwinked into slavery
  • to reclaim sovereignty over your own life and those of your loved ones
  • to do the best for our hurting planet

With all the love in my heart.



Not In My Name – serialised book:

  1. Introduction to Not in My Name

Exercises in Personal Creativity

20 Missions to Re-wild

1. Introduction to ReWilding