Monthly Archives: February 2011

The Uninvited Guest

On Tuesday night, as I was preparing dinner, I felt something on my neck like a strange mole. I picked at it a bit, thinking it was a bit of dry skin, but something just didn’t feel right. So I … Continue reading

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The Camping Life

Houses are good. Houses are really, really, really good. And if you want to fully appreciate the wonder and marvel that is a real house, I suggest not living in one for a while. ‘That’s fine’ I hear you say … Continue reading

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Nuts and Bolts

So, on to the nuts and bolts of what I’m doing here on my block. I’m building a smallish cottage of very simple design, with an attached greenhouse (the ‘luxury’ feature of the build). Even though the design of the … Continue reading

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In the Beginning…

 I’m sitting here asking myself what I want this blog to be. A diary of one woman’s stab at semi-self-sufficiency in rural Tasmania? Musings on environmental and social issues close to home and worldwide? A platform to get my creative … Continue reading

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