Let’s do All The Things

At the moment, the atmosphere on the homestead is LETS DO ALL THE THINGS. Spring is here! It seems like progress is slow, but I remind myself that's it's as much about the journey as the destination. There's been a small child's birthday to organise and many other social things, there's been illness to deal…

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The Compost Worksite

The Little Fulla and I have been working on The Worksite: the site of the compost bin build in the Orchard chicken pen. I wanted two low wooden compost bins in the Orchard Pen to help accommodate all our compost-making and greenwaste-processing needs. The compost bin in the other pen, the Cedar Pen, was piled…

Doors And Dirt

At last, the painting of the front door is over! I didn't think it would take so long. That is always the way with a small child on the loose. It has been an interesting juggling act. As I was finishing up tidying around the edges of the glass panes, I looked up to see yet…

2017 Homestead Report

It was a bit of a rough end to the year, with most of my immediate family getting a tummy bug for Christmas or the New Year and The Grandpa passing away a few days after Christmas as well. Hence, things have been a bit quiet on the homestead front. However, we move on, whilst…