Old & Made website launch

Its been a while since my last post, but there has been a lot going on at the house. I will do a separate post with updates on the progress at the house, but this post is about the launch of my new online store, called Old & Made, which i have finally managed to […]

Colour splash

A new camera lens, and a chance to get some pictures of some of the booming succulent and aloes and other colourful garden goodies 🙂    

Back Garden Update

Its been a busy few months getting the back garden ready for summer, which will soon be upon us. The back garden has been filled with water wise and indigenous aloes, succulents, and other plants and ground covers. Some of the original granite rocks dug up during renovations have been kept and placed around the […]

Bokashi Composting

The newest addition to my home compost family is a Bokashi Home composting kit. What is Bokashi? Bokashi is a Japanese term meaning “fermented organic matter”. It is often mistaken for composting but actually its an anaerobic process through fermentation. This process results in a different end product than usually produced by traditional composting. This […]

Main house – Renovation update

With the cottage complete, the main focus has shifted to the main house. Breaking down walls, new doors and windows, brand new electrical wiring and solar installation being the main focus areas. Building rubble (argh!) is everywhere 😦 Firstly new industrial windows being installed in the lounge and kitchen area. New windows from the outside. Existing […]