Anyone who has owned property and a home knows that sooner or later you need to choose a place to store materials and equipment, and if you delay the choice, the materials and equipment will choose a place of their own. It's with this in mind … [Continue reading] about Building a Stockpile Enclosure
Recently a friend of my offered my his Cabin, its located in Mount Mee, so if I accept I will need to dismantle, relocate and then rebuild it on my property. These are some photos I took of the property in 2014 when we first went up to look at his … [Continue reading] about A Cabin and the possibilities it has to offer
We have an amazing and interesting swimming pool, here are a few photos of our pool, which was build in 1964 and has a significant amount of history. Catherine at the pool, I had the sun screen up overhead, but the pool is a … [Continue reading] about Havilah House – Swimming Pool
The Living room and TV Room are alongside one another and where we spend much of our family time however sometime you need to be able to get away from it all which is why I'm working on the Music Room (in Australia this is sometimes called the Rumpus … [Continue reading] about Havilah House – Living Room and TV Room
This is what it's like at Havilah House. We have a very friendly and relaxing home. If you are interested in helping us fix it up please apple at http://www.helpx.net I put put these pictures so that there are no illusions about the type of … [Continue reading] about Havilah House Habitat
We all have things to do each day and we feel that we must do what we know before we make our lists that we simply could not do everything on the list because we have a finite amount of time available each day (and we don't know how many days we have … [Continue reading] about Fix One Thing Each Day
"While you are making your plans, your children are growing up around you and begin to plan and dream their own futures". - Roland M The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step. - Lao Tzu This is what I wrote to myself in 1997. I … [Continue reading] about Thoughts and Dreams 1997
This jam contains only three ingredients: strawberries, cane sugar and lemon juice. Done. Safety Warning: Don't let the mixture boil over ! It creates one hell of a mess, not to mention on an open gas flame it may catch fire ... and sugar has an … [Continue reading] about Strawberry Jam: Making our own “products” one at a time.
So where on earth are we going to live? if we bail out the rat race. For most people if we have been slaving away in the rat race we are looking for more, for bigger, or larger, for more space, more everything. We are most definitely not thinking … [Continue reading] about So where on earth are we going to live? if we bail out the Rat Race.
What does bailing out the rat race actually mean? It means different things to different people: I think that there is a continuum, with the polar opposites at each end being the crazy "I-have-no-time-to-live-my-life" at one end, and far at the … [Continue reading] about What does bailing out the Rat Race actually mean?
Less time, no time - The "earn more" or "spend less" dilemma Any small business owner knows that keeping costs low is critical to success. The same applies to bailing out of the rat race. It can't be done unless costs are low, or income is high, … [Continue reading] about Less time, no time – The “earn more” or “spend less” dilemma