Lawson Park

If you’re ever in Mudgee and the sun is shining grab yourself some food for a picnic and head down to Lawson Park.

Talerwin Forge

Just wanted to plug my local blacksmith Alex Sheibner of Talerwin Forge in Rylstone NSW. While I’ve not been lucky enough to have had Alex do any work for me personally, I have seen quite a bit of his work first hand at several exhibitions he’s had at a local gallery and it looks pretty…

Indian Paintbrush and Our Lake

A few years ago (wow, I really can’t believe it’s that long ago already) I travelled to Montana in the USA to visit a good friend of mine who lives right on the Western foothills of the Rockies. I was only there for 10 days but wow, what an awesome time and place. I’d highly…

Gotta Love PETA

Oh no, not the animal rights group, they’re kinda, well, disturbed… This is what I’m talking about

Exodus

So we have this little piece of heaven that we bought about 3 years ago; 100 acres of bushland on the edge of Wollemi NP on the NSW Central Tablelands. We were very lucky as it was a mortgagee sale and after 6 months we were still the only interested party, so we got quite…

Hello, World!

Well I thought I’d start up this blog as a kind of journal covering our journey and adventures as we work towards moving onto our 100 acres of bush block heaven, and thereafter hopefully lots more to come! If you are at all interested in bushcraft, bush living, self-sufficiency, fishing, hunting, 4wding, cooking, brewing (the…