Monthly Archives: November 2010

The rain, oh the rain…

Today it’s pissing down, so we’re staying inside with a cup of tea and a couple of good books.

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The Water Tank: Part 3

Felice finishes the tale… Continue reading

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The Water Tank: Part 2

Ooh goody, more water tank preparations today. Because we’re so very organised and prepared, we’ve left the bulk of the tank base preparation to the day the tank is due to be delivered. Well done us. Continue reading

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The water tank: Part 1

It’s beginning to seem likely that unless we do something, one morning we’ll wake up with the house slab washed away in a flood of escaped tankwater. Continue reading

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Naomi’s 10 steps

I wrote this ages ago, but found it again recently as I was searching for my obsessive-compulsive vegie sowing spreadsheet (more on that in another post, perhaps). It’s not really about self-sufficiency, but today is the 5th of November, so I’m throwing convention to the winds and putting it up anyway. Continue reading

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Self sufficiency

Oh dear. There’s so much to be self-sufficient in. The transition from coddled city mouse to self-sufficient antechinus is multi-layered and multi-faceted. Where do you start? Continue reading

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The missing year 2

As promised, the remainder of the emails from yesterday’s post… Continue reading

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The missing year

I realised there’s a whole year missing from this blog. It’s the crucial year between when we arrived and when we pulled our fingers out to put this online.

Ah, memories…

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Consensus reality

I have a friend who is anosmic – she has no sense of smell. How would you describe to her the scent of a grapefruit? Exactly. And in trying to articulate why we’re here, I’m faced with a similar problem. Continue reading

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