It Seems to be The Building Time of Year

Since harvesting and preserving slowed down, we seem to have entered the building season. We've got the build bug at the moment. And that is exciting. We built the compost bins in the Orchard Pen, which you can read about here. Then we began other things. Plant Alcove The first plant table for my nursery…

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A Pallet Sign

I may have started this project rather a while ago. There were these pieces of stained pallet wood in The Husband's firewood pile, which I rescued, because a) anyone sensible knows you can't put stained wood in the fire and b) they looked like they would make something interesting. I assembled the bits of wood…

How Did Sunday Become Collection Day?

Sunday has become collection day, and I'm not talking about the church offering. It began two Sundays ago. We were driving past the special place where we found our wooden pinwheel (cable reel, pallet wheel, whatsit wheel...), when I spied... another one! I had to have it. The Husband dutifully reversed the car and we…

Pallet Missions

The Husband has become a big fan of pallet missions. He usually undertakes these at night, either with mates or by himself. Sometimes, like last night, he gets me to go along with him. He knows a number of spots around the city where he can find good wooden pallets at the side of the road, free…