I’ve just attended my third Blazing Swan festival, which is a Western Australian Burning Man Regional Event. The overlap between the Burning Man principles and permaculture principles has been intriguing […]
This 2016 book by Annie Raser-Rowland and Adam Grubb (authors of The Weed Forager’s Handbook) contains 51 short sweet chapters about how to enjoy life without spending money. A book […]
In the lead up to Plastic Free July, I’m doing a Zero Waste Families course with Spiral Garden, which led me here!
We went shopping again last week! It was so exciting! We could buy food again! Only, I think I’ve forgotten how. We’re eating so well, I don’t really need to […]
This is how we ate good food for over two months with almost no shopping. Barter. I swapped soap and essential oils for nuts and pink salt. From the bartering […]
We’re on a no-spend food challenge. It’s been two months today. Do you think my pantry is looking bare yet? No, I’m still waiting! It hasn’t been completely spend-free. I […]
This month I’m on a challenge to not buy any groceries. I think I’ll extend it to five weeks. I’ve explained it to my six year old son, and we’re […]
How do you cope when your regular annual income drops from $20 000 to $2000? And when I say ‘regular’, I mean dividends from shares, paid to me twice a […]