The Highly Productive, Professionally Engineered Leaf Trap

Our Professionally Engineered Leaf Trap has risen to higher levels of productivity with the recent winds. Days of high winds have started stripping the local park trees of their precious cover of leaves. These in turn have been deposited into our handy and convenient Leaf Trap at the base of our steps. So we have … Continue reading The Highly Productive, Professionally Engineered Leaf Trap

Unicorn Bird Bath – Recycled Magic for the Garden

Some items around the place have a final destination that doesn't include auctions, charity stores, selling or landfill. For instance this kids horse bike was found in one of the clearances. It used to be Mrs PP's and I remember having similar in my childhood. It was used by our boys and a combination of … Continue reading Unicorn Bird Bath – Recycled Magic for the Garden

Farmer Wants A Life

“The greatest change we need to make is from consumption to production, even if on a small scale, in our own gardens. If only 10% of us do this, there is enough for everyone. Hence the futility of revolutionaries who have no gardens, who depend on the very system they attack, and who produce words … Continue reading Farmer Wants A Life

The Salvation of Less

In life there are objects. And there is space. I am currently rediscovering a fascination and attraction to the space between objects. Periodically, as time permits, we return to a space of creating space. The selling continues as we reduce the items surrounding us. Gradually we whittle down the list of possessions and still there … Continue reading The Salvation of Less

Letting Go

I realize there’s something incredibly honest about trees in winter, how they’re experts at letting things go. — Jeffrey McDaniel I found it quite liberating traveling around the world with just a back pack. But there were many times when even that was pushed to the limit and my pack was heavy enough to become a … Continue reading Letting Go