Tag Archives: self sufficiency
Being self-sufficient in water and energy is really just a matter of infrastructure (enough tanks/batteries/wood stoves etc) and learning how to use it. Being self-sufficient in food is another matter altogether. Continue reading
Hi, my name is Sarah and I’m a moneyoholic.
Yes! I’ll say it loud and proud. Because it’s more than likely that if you’re reading this online, then you are too. I’ve been trying to kick the habit for 62 weeks now, and it’s always comforting to talk to fellow addicts. Continue reading
Oh joy is ours, for we have finished the summer garden fence!
When we moved here, there was a big fenced vegie garden just down the slope from the house. “Woohoo!” we thought. “Vegies for us!”. (Well, I did. I don’t think I’ve ever heard Felice say “Woohoo!”). But as it happened, I was a little premature… Continue reading
Ever wondered what living without money would be like? Irish environmentalist Mark Boyle commits to 12 months of moneyless living. Continue reading
“In July 1981 we left our house behind and walked off into the bush, carrying our new home and our chattels on the pack saddles of two donkeys…” Continue reading