Vlog 3: Surviving the heat


It’s the last Vlog of the year and it’s a hot one. This time, I cover the ways we keep the garden and critters watered and cool. At this stage of the game, we don’t need to artificially shade any of the plants. The garden was designed so that after two or three years, the…

Vlog 2: It’s hot! 


Summer’s here and the temperature is frequently topping 40°C. I usually go around the outside of the house and compare temperatures in full sun and in shade. This year I’ve made a video of most of my findings. Some might surprise you – they always do me! The take home lesson from all this is…

Nearly a home.


We’re so close to owning our own home, having done all that the bank wanted, checking all the boxes and jumped through all the hoops. So, it’s time to restart all the kitchen fermentation and get some edible plants into the ground. We started with four deciduous fruit trees, an apple and a pear, and…