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A beginners guide to an off-grid system and a new feature for the winter – come for a walk with me.

Welcome to the latest news from Le Shack on November 6th 2020. We’ve been here for seven weeks now and our off-grid power system is largely finished. I thought you might be interested in a potted version of how it works and what it actually gives us. Also this week, something completely different. As everybodyContinue reading “A beginners guide to an off-grid system and a new feature for the winter – come for a walk with me.”

The importance of trees

Welcome to the latest news from Le Shack on October 23rd 2020. I know the title of this blog is about trees but first of all I have a question for my female followers. Would you let your husband cut your hair? Until recently I would have answered that question with ‘over my dead body’Continue reading “The importance of trees”

Meeting the neighbours

Welcome to the next installment of our adventures in Le Shack on October 16th 2020. We met the neighbours today. It didn’t go particularly well. We only have one neighbour. Their entrance is the opposite side to ours, across a tiny lane that leads up to our two properties and then stops dead in theContinue reading “Meeting the neighbours”

Our first night in Le Shack – but it doesn’t go quite to plan.

Welcome to the next instalment in our off-grid adventure in Le Shack on October 9th 2020. Our first night in Le Shack! A symbolic event that needed to be celebrated with the bottle of Prosecco I’d been saving for the occasion and a special meal. By the time we’d finished the bottle, having had aContinue reading “Our first night in Le Shack – but it doesn’t go quite to plan.”

Driving to Le Shack

Welcome to the 20th blog of The Olivia Rose Diaries on the 19th September 2020. I realise these diaries are in need of a new name now that we are splitting our lives into two halves each year. However I think that might be too complicated so the name stays, but I shall amend theContinue reading “Driving to Le Shack”

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