That Moment of Stillness

I heard someone on the radio today describe the period between Christmas and New year as that “little moment of stillness”. And so it is. The mad rush of Christmas is over (did you really need all that food/last minute shopping/that extra packet of biscuits/the partridge?!) and the Hogmanay celebration is yet to come. […]

The Off Grid Life

I apologise in advance for the lack of pretty photographs in this blog entry, but there has been some interest in what it is like for us living off grid, so I decided to put down a few thoughts, and as photographs showing our system are few and far between, and unless you have […]

Same View, Different Day

Next year I’ve been invited by my brother in law, Russell, to join him at the Mothers Day Classic in Brisbane to raise funds for Breast Cancer Research. After confirming with him that I didn’t actually have to RUN, I agreed that if we could match up dates then I’d do it with him. In […]

Just popping out to the supermarket …..

In most parts of the UK saying that you’re just popping out to the supermarket means a quick drive or a walk to the nearest supermarket, and nipping back to collect something you’ve forgotten isn’t a big deal. Alternatively it may involve “popping online” and ordering your weeks supplies and the biggest inconvenience is having […]