July 2014 – Little Tassie Prepper

“If you want to annoy your neighbors, tell the truth about them.” – Pietro Aretino

Two weeks ago I watched an amazing documentary called Permaculture Orchard: Beyond Organic. It was such an amazing film, providing me with a large amount of information.  Stefan Sobkowiak, the creator of the film, shares his vast experience of creating a Permaculture Orchard in Quebec, Canada.  I watched this as part of my old Permaculture Read more about “If you want to annoy your neighbors, tell the truth about them.” – Pietro Aretino[…]

“I love those who can smile in trouble, who can gather strength from distress, and grow brave by reflection.” – Leonardo da Vinci

We have worked hard these past few days to have our house and possessions ready for the Big Move on Monday.  I have traveled around 200kms in my van, to and from the garbage tip.  We have worked from around 7am till 8pm every day, with very little time to rest.  With the removal truck Read more about “I love those who can smile in trouble, who can gather strength from distress, and grow brave by reflection.” – Leonardo da Vinci[…]

“In seed time learn, in harvest teach, in winter enjoy.” – William Blake

We have been working hard on preparing the house for the move.  One of my duties is to dismantle our tin garden beds, we have 6 that I still have to pull apart.  I thought I might be able to just pull them up from the ground, yet wet soil is much heavier then would Read more about “In seed time learn, in harvest teach, in winter enjoy.” – William Blake[…]

“Come what may, all bad fortune is to be conquered by endurance.” – Virgil

We are all steam ahead at the moment, with the hand over of our house, and the one we are buying happening on the same day.  Many things need to be organised and finalised before we make the move, and Kitty and I are doing our best to not break under the constant pressure and Read more about “Come what may, all bad fortune is to be conquered by endurance.” – Virgil[…]