“It is one of the superstitions of the human mind to have imagined that virginity could be a virtue.” – Voltaire

It has been a little like Valentine’s Day her at the Little Tassie Prepper Homestead, with my chickens and rabbits trying to make babies (not with each other though… that would be weird). I have kept our Rooster away from our Hens for a while now, waiting till I had an incubator to house the Read more about “It is one of the superstitions of the human mind to have imagined that virginity could be a virtue.” – Voltaire[…]

“Growth is never by mere chance; it is the result of forces working together.” – James Cash Penney

I had noticed that the 100 or so tomato seeds I planted were not germinating in the greenhouse, in contrast to the other seeds that had shown great progress.  These seeds were from Southern Harvest, a company which I have had many problems with in the past.  Nearly every time I have had seeds fail, Read more about “Growth is never by mere chance; it is the result of forces working together.” – James Cash Penney[…]

“What springs from earth dissolves to earth again, and heaven-born things fly to their native seat.” – Marcus Aurelius

The seeds which I planted last week have shown great progress.  Many of them are sprouting and looking like they are ready to burst from their pots!  You can see from the image attached that the Lettuce and Pumpkin are growing well.  I have even had little signs of growth from the comfrey, Broccoli and Read more about “What springs from earth dissolves to earth again, and heaven-born things fly to their native seat.” – Marcus Aurelius[…]

“Be happy while you’re living, for you’re a long time dead” – Scottish Proverb

On Sunday it was Father’s Day in Australia, so I was treated to a wonderful breakfast of eggs from my hens, as well as a few gifts from my kids that they had made themselves at school. During the day I spend my time outside, working in the garden.  The weather was great, so I Read more about “Be happy while you’re living, for you’re a long time dead” – Scottish Proverb[…]

“Nothing is a waste of time if you use the experience wisely.” – Auguste Rodin

I have finally finished my work on the Studio… well, apart from putting up tiles around the kitchen wet area. I paid for, and took delivery of, the tiles from Beaumont Tiles.  I don’t really like the place, yet Kitty found the tiles that she liked, for the price that worked… so we had to Read more about “Nothing is a waste of time if you use the experience wisely.” – Auguste Rodin[…]