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
“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
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
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
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
Understanding the need to be able to provide shelter within an emergency situation, is only superseded by the need for air.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
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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I converted a van into a camper, named him HarriVan Ford and now I travel as much as I can with my dog, Chalupa. Follow my adventures here and on Instagram @brookebachesta .