An end to the 2 Bar Blues


Out of pure frustation, and not expecting much, we phoned the Government communication people to enquire if there was a subsidy to install a satelite.  We were more surprised than anyone else when the answer was ‘Yes’ – if we were on a list of approved regions.  Thankfully, our region was one of those listed.  … Continue reading An end to the 2 Bar Blues

Catching My Breath in Slow Motion


The pace of life seems to have slowed since our move. Partly this is simply because we have passed through three frantic weeks of cleaning, packing and uppacking boxes, shifting furniture into new formations that suit the new spaces, and the settlement on our former home has successfully come to a close.  Now we just … Continue reading Catching My Breath in Slow Motion

If you are reading this, it’s a clear day


When I started writing this blog, full of idealistic notions of the way we would live on our new property, I imagined we would face many challenges.  I didn’t imagine that even being able to log onto the internet would be one of them. Our property is 30 minutes drive out of a very large … Continue reading If you are reading this, it’s a clear day