Monthly Archives: June 2016

City of Sand

The city was crowded. Mothers and children everywhere. It was noisy and dirty. Strangely, there were very few men. The air was hot, inside was even hotter. Most of the families sat outside, in whatever shade they could find, seeking … Continue reading

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Bill’s Breakfast -FFftPP

“You never do anything halfway….” Bill said, “why is my bowl only half full?” “I’m sorry!” I exclaimed, “I was distracted by the view.” In the distance, contained within a glass and wooden cage, a family of strange creatures were … Continue reading

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Animals for Small Holdings

When buying a small holding or homestead, it is natural, to consider which animals may be suitable to raise.  Some animals are kept as pets, others for milk or eggs, some for wool or hair, finally some are raised to … Continue reading

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FFfAW – Dream State.

Looking through the view port, all I see is grey. The light behind the foggy port is slowly fading. Why, I think to myself, have they painted the inside of this submersible in such strange colours. The deep ocean has … Continue reading

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Struggle to Freedom

Beside my writing location is a little white gerbil named Olaf On occasion, he is allowed to leave his box and run around on the floor. We have allowed him to do this often enough, that he wants to get … Continue reading

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The importance of survival shelters

Understanding the need to be able to  provide shelter within an emergency situation, is only superseded by the need for air. In a time of survival, the rule of three’s is law. Three minutes without air, Three hours without shelter, … Continue reading

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Preparing for a Safer Future

Beginning the journey towards homesteading, self-sufficiency or being prepared for difficult circumstances, is as much a transformation of mind, as it is actually doing something. Generally, this change of mind, follows a period of interest, research and reflection. Following an … Continue reading

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