Home Sweet Home

Progress on the house was somewhat slowed over the summer by the heat of the day, which lasted literally the entire day, from 11am-8pm throughout July and August. However, steady progress was made on the interior of the straw bale house.

Packing My Bags For The Misty Mountains

Delving into the true essence of the people who are born, live and work in the mountains.

The Splendour Of Render

An account of the ups and downs, ins and outs of using lime render on our straw bale house.

Majestic Mongolia

Mongolia. A land of mystery, ferocity and intrigue. A land where the people maintain a strength as large as their legendary leader Chingis Khan. A land of horses, camels eagles. A land where the traveller can barely scratch the surface of the culture without becoming fascinated…

WWOOF WWOOF

WWOOFing in Japan was one of the best things I have ever had the pleasure to encounter.