It seems, after two years of experimentation with the seed starting to harvest cycle, that every serious gardener needs a greenhouse. Continue reading “Building a Lean-To Greenhouse on a Stone Cabin”
I started writing something about what had been on my mind recently, trying to make connections between some of the things I’ve learnt and experienced over the past few months regarding climate change/breakdown/emergency, environmental destruction and all that fuckery. Continue reading “Green Futures, Brown Pants”
Just like a Buzzin’ Fly
Come into your life
Now I float away
Like honey in the sun
– Tim Buckley
It’s interesting how the word ‘social’ can be used in both fun and absolute opposite contexts. Continue reading “Summer Social”
We’ve just come back from a lovely wedding in Swansea. Good weather, great people, and lots of love.
This time last year we had quite a different adventure. Continue reading “San Salvador Al Revés”
Life has become very chicken-orientated. Continue reading “Hens and garden”
It’s May, it’s hot, and we’re going to Portugal next week to meet my Mum. It’s already been a year since her last visit. Commitments and responsibilities increase with chickens and seedlings, but without a correlating decrease in time away from home. Last month we spent three days in Madrid, joining the start of the Extinction Rebellion protests on April 15th. Nik knew more about … Continue reading Following the Moon
How quickly April has rolled around.
After an unusually hot and dry March, true to song, April showers have begun.
A lot has happened since I last wrote about buying a van and getting new doors and windows. Namely, that the van has been bought and the door and windows are in. As the seller said, it took a little while to adjust to her, but little old LE (that’s her number plate) has definitely changed our lives. The neutral, or punto muerto, isn’t … Continue reading Hermanas Asturianas
Learn about harmonious human connections with nature Continue reading Why you should do a Permaculture Design Course this summer
It’s been over a month now since we got back from our Christmas and New Year trip to England. After a few weeks of tidying and organising, de-mousing the house and making plans for the year, we’ve settled back and feel as at home as ever here in Asturias. New windows and doors should be coming soon, which will be double glazed so we don’t have … Continue reading Febrero