What a crazy time it has been!!
Just a month ago we were bathing in the sun, sipping wine and sharing plates of fruit as we laughed with friends at a gathering. Now we would be fined 600€ each for doing such a thing. Continue reading “Not going to use the C word”
How dare I even file this post under ‘permaculture’, you think. I know, I know. It looks bad. Especially after all we have harped on about no-dig.
Continue reading “Let’s Go Plough A Field”
Something only wistfully mentioned on PDC’s: getting paid to do permaculture.
Continue reading “Working in Permaculture”
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”
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
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
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