John Lane

John Lane (1930 - 2012) was a painter, writer and educationalist. He was Chairman of the Dartington Hall Trust, founding direct of the Beaford Arts centre and instrumental in the creation of Schumacher College. His books include The Living Tree: Art and the Sacred, Timeless Simplicity: Creative Living in a Consumer Society, Timeless Beauty in the Arts and Everyday Life and The Spirit of Silence: Making Space for Creativity. He lived in Devon for over 40 years.


The Art of Ageing

The Art of Ageing gives advice on how to make the most of ageing, how we can celebrate its positive gifts and includes the stories of people who enjoy creative and productive lives well into their eighties and nineties.

The Art of Ageing gives advice on how to make the most of ageing, how we can celebrate its positive gifts and includes the stories of people who enjoy creative and productive lives well into their eighties and nineties.

Hardback    £10.95

9781900322737
Published: September 2010 | Green Books


Devon's Churches

A lavishly illustrated guide to 180 of the most interesting and beautiful of Devonís churches

Hardback    £20.00

9781903998960
Published: October 2007 | Green Books


The Spirit of Silence

For those who wish to look beyond the speed and superficiality of our modern lifestyle to find depth and spiritual space. It is devoted to clearing the clutter from our minds, and to feeding the creative heart and soul.

Paperback    £9.95

9781903998748
Published: April 2006 | Green Books


Images of Earth and Spirit

Features the work of over fifty artists including Robin Baring, Cecil Collins, Alan Davie, Morris Graves, Andy Goldsworthy, Andrzej Jackowski, Richard Long, John Meirion Morris, David Nash, Margaret Neve, Peter Randall-Page, Haku Shah, Jane Siegle, Evelyn Williams and Christopher Wood.


Timeless Beauty

John Lane calls us to awaken to the possibilities of a culture that recognizes the importance of beauty, and to acknowledge that we are only fully human in contact with the beautiful.

Paperback    £9.95

9781903998335
Published: October 2003 | Green Books


Timeless Simplicity

This is a book about simplicity, not destitution, not parsimoniousness, not self-denial, but the restoration of wealth in the midst of an affluence in which we are starving the spirit.

Paperback    £8.95

9781903998007
Published: January 2001 | Green Books


Only Connect

A selection of articles in Resurgence 1990-1999. Authors include Wendell Berry, Lester Brown, Fritjof Capra, Ted Hughes and James Lovelock.

Paperback    £6.95

9781890132842
Published: January 2000 | Chelsea Green Publishing


A Snake's Tail Full of Ants

Challenging and illuminating, A Snakeås Tail Full of Ants looks forward to a time when creative expression is not lofty, professionalised and unapproachable but closely interwoven with the activities of daily life.

Paperback    £7.50

9781870098656
Published: October 1996 | Resurgence Books