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Stacking Priorities By What Makes Me Happy

+ This autumn is a chance for me to make yet another fresh start. My six month work trade will be coming to a close at the end of October, I’ll be moving into from the valley and onto my partner, Matt’s, beautiful property in the forest, & will be beginning the journey of a gorgeous and gritty business collaboration. 691 more words


Butternut Squash and a Gypsy Wood Burner

Already its been two weeks since my last post here, But a lot has been done in-between time in the garden especially. 

All the potatoes are now dug up and we have four huge hessian sacks full and sorted.. 719 more words


Deck railings

We are in the home stretch of finishing all of the construction that started over two years ago. When we moved here, we started off having to build a ‘lower deck’ and was going to be the support for the main porch deck. 249 more words


Red Tailed black Cockatoo

What can I say, nature is AWESOME. Today I did a practice in some bushland near a property that we are working bees on and I had two dozen of the best visitors ever. 137 more words


Not quite the Good Life

I’m feeling oddly proud at the moment because I’ve harvested and cooked my first ever crop of home-grown potatoes.

As you can see, it wasn’t exactly self-sufficiency – there were ten altogether – but it’s not bad for one small leftover spud stuffed into a pot on the patio.  And they were delicious.


Other strategies

I have tried the exterminating fears suggestion. It honestly is not working for me. It only seems to make me think too hard and question most everything I have experienced over the years. 252 more words