Well, left the camp to go bush. Tired of giving money to someone else for luxuries we just don’t need. We don’t need electricity if we can make our own. We dont need a washing machine if we have a river , don’t need a shower if we have a watering can hanging in a […]
It is spring and with it Elderflower season. Well, at least in the Southern Hemisphere. I saw elderflowers growing on the side of the road last week and made some plans for the weekend. Saturday came and on the way home from the Agricultural show, where we were oogling tractors, sheep wool, horses and getting […]
Started working at the Waipara Hills Vineyard yesterday as a ‘seasonal worker’. We are trying something new. Me and Andrew are working at the vineyard while TJ ( who now wants to be called Tim Tam now) and Hannah ( who now wants to be called Gwennie) are across the street at the camp in […]
It all started when we were watching Doctor Who series 1 disc 3 and episode 3 and 4 (a double episode) the empty child and the doctor dances. We first noticed the storm when the truck started to rock and mum looked outside and the tent was slowly going down. She called dad to come […]
We have been Finally getting some work done on the truck. You know, trying again to take care of the essentials. We figure why not giving keeping food cool or cold another shot. I am happy to say that we have made strides in this area. As you know, we have chosen to live off […]
I don’t want to climb up the apple tree. I am TOO OLD! I am older than the others. I am also more aware of my mortality. I don’t want to think about how long my bones would take to heal at my age. OK, So maybe I am not THAT OLD. But I am […]
The “Family Band” picking up Derek at the airport. Performed a very amateur production of “In the Jungle”. “Just returned from Sir Samuel and Lady Jenna Jones’ wedding in New Zealand! Some weddings have a frame already set up for the couple. This one required everyone to become, then build the circus. An organ was […]
Its apple picking season so we are at Hawkes Bay getting jobs for the people in our crew. Time to make a little bit of money. We are staying with Jack and Lynne in Taradale, near Napier, who has a carpet cleaning business.
We are headed over to the Organic River Festival. Its our first time at this “holistic” festival and I think we will have a good time here. Not sure about the wifi situation there so we might pop off the grid again for a few days.
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