Tags » Rural Life

The Trail North

In 1883, a 100-mile overland route was cut through the forest from the North Saskatchewan at Edmonton to the vast trading network of the Athabasca-Mackenzie system.

704 more words

Prairie Modules 1 & 2 by M12

Located on the Cultural Trail in Indianapolis, Prairie Modules 1 & 2 by M12 consists of two architectural sculptures, native grasses, solar panels, black reflective pavers and dynamic LED lighting.

Urban Life

Not A Redneck Joke

  Two weeks ago, I uttered the sentence: “I’m sorry we couldn’t make it to the tractor pull. We had to move chickens.” Yes. Really.

My children have to pick potato beetles from the potato plants every morning before they can play, and some days we see more tractors and four wheelers on our road than cars. 221 more words

Just Life

Going Postal

I had an Important Document to send off today so I took it down to Papershop Village knowing that the feral post office was supposed to be putting in an appearance there this lunchtime. 493 more words

Rural Hazards

From Suburbia to Farm Land

Well, working on a ladder–or maybe it was a step stool, isn’t exactly something I should be doing while trying a new medication. However, I only fell one time. 408 more words

Has planet Earth tilted some more?

‘Bad’ weather is not a concept I use any more. Here in the Shetland Islands it’s simply called weather. Gales, storms, hurricane force winds, wintry showers, sleet, blizzards, anvil clouds are what we live with all year round. 347 more words


Friends of the Museum and their Projects

For many years the Friends of the Somerset Rural Life Museum have supported the museum and have been involved with projects.

During the redevelopment the Friends are continuing to work on various projects at the home of one of the Friends’ committee members, Louise Clapp, who has very kindly offered them a space to work in. 199 more words

Rural Life