The Heat is Driving Everyone Nuts

While some parts of the world have been encased in a polar vortex, which sounds like the next big action movie, we have been in a heatwave. Thanks, Australia, for sharing your things with us. Temperatures have been hovering around 28-32degC. Hamilton, our nearest city, cracked its all time temperature record at 32.9degC. When The…

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The Final Mow

After a turbulent relationship and many attempts to fix it, by both The Husband and I, our old lawnmower finally called it quits. I had just managed to fix up three different parts and got it going after The Husband said it was stuffed, so I was feeling quite the handyman. I got a bit…

Life Carries on

Oops, that sounds a bit morbid, but what I mean is, whilst I would like to spend masses of  my time on the Demo Project, life goes on, and there are still lots of other things to be done around here. Caring for the small child. Addressing the washing and dishes mountains. Harvesting the veges…

Swingin’ The Sledgehammer

Some big outdoor projects have begun around here. The double-pronged plan is a new chicken coop and a new firewood storage area. That sounds simple, but, as usual, it is a multi-faceted ball of interconnected nuttiness. I outsourced some child minding recently, in order to make some headway on these things. The Big Sister-in-law also…