The nuances of tree planting schemes worth thinking about.
A short intro to biomimicry and an idea for a low energy desiccant dehumidifier.
What does it mean to live within the means of nature?
An introduction to barefoot minimalist shoes, the theory and mechanics of it and some reviews.
I left the UK at the end of September and it has been 8 months travelling mostely in France. I am now heading back to the UK in mid June to earn some money and the current plan is to explore the Spanish side of the Pyrenees – Catalunya – next year. As the time…
On our days off from the caravan rebuild, we’ve been helping a local French man Philippe who is building a straw bale house. He built his garage using the same technique last year as a test. This year, he’ll be building his house of about 45m squared 5.5 x 8, a little bigger than what…
La Montaigne Magique In May, we stayed for two weeks at La Montaigne Magique. We picked super nutritious nettle and bramble shoots to be dried, sorted through wild rosemary buds, created balms using various macerations and helped set up a terrace herb garden. The hosts were always generous in sharing their knowledge and allowed us…
Methuselah is one of the world’s oldest living organisms at around 4,600 years old.
A short introduction to composting with some really useful tips that could get you well ahead.
It’s been a very busy few weeks, driving around Ariege and learning new things.