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Permaculture Workshop

Permaculture Workshop

I little while ago I signed up to follow a couple of the local (to where we will be living in New Zealand) permaculture groups on facebook.  I discovered that while were going to be in NZ there was a whole weekend of events happening, most free of charge or by...

WOO HOO The House Is Sold!!!

After many months it is official our house is sold. It has been a long journey, well it has felt like it anyway. At the beginning of July we had buyers signed up and ready to go and then at the end of August just 2 days before the sale went unconditional the sale of...
Summer Storms Have Arrived

Summer Storms Have Arrived

Yesterday we had the fist of our big summer storms.  I was in town at the time and Hubby called me to tell me to go to our friends place and wait it out as there were golf ball size hail stones falling from the sky. Hubby forgot to take photos so this is what was left...
Deperation From The Mining Industry – Coal Ads On TV

Deperation From The Mining Industry – Coal Ads On TV

Over the weekend I saw a very disturbing TV ad all about how good coal is. Sorry did I hear that right????  Coal is good???? Turns out the minerals council have gotten desperate and created a big budget TV ad about the virtues of coal. You can read about the ad here...
New Zealand Mornings

New Zealand Mornings

While in New Zealand Hubby and I had the opportunity to go on early morning walks together something we do not get to do at home due to our conflicting work hours. It was pretty cold most mornings, cold enough that I need a hat, gloves and jacket. Everywhere we went...