Resting in the Promise

hopefully resting in the promise

I receive frequent requests to purchase Havilah House, and I can see why. Havilah House is comfortably situated on 2 acres of land. It’s central to town and there are some highly developed estates and properties close by. On paper Haviliah House looks like an easy block to develop. The current regulations allow the blocks in… Continue reading Resting in the Promise

Can you really live off 1.5 acres?  The Market Gardner: Jean-Martin Fortier

We thought that this year we would make the effort and attend the Mother Earth News Fair of 2015, on the 8th & 9th of August in West Bend, Wisconsin.  (we currently subscribe to the magazine Mother Earth News http://www.motherearthnews.com) One of the people that I wanted to see was Jean-Martin Fortier. He is a chap… Continue reading Can you really live off 1.5 acres?  The Market Gardner: Jean-Martin Fortier

So where on earth are we going to live? if we bail out the Rat Race.

So where on earth are we going to live? if we bail out the rat race. For most people if we have been slaving away in the rat race we are looking for more, for bigger, or larger, for more space, more everything. We are most definitely not thinking about smaller, cheaper, or less. It… Continue reading So where on earth are we going to live? if we bail out the Rat Race.

What does bailing out the Rat Race actually mean?

What does bailing out the rat race actually mean? It means different things to different people: I think that there is a continuum, with the polar opposites at each end being the crazy “I-have-no-time-to-live-my-life” at one end, and far at the other end, “I-have-all-the-time-in-the-world- life”. Our “more is better” rather than “better is better” commercial advertising… Continue reading What does bailing out the Rat Race actually mean?

Less time, no time – The “earn more” or “spend less” dilemma

Less time, no time – The “earn more” or “spend less” dilemma Any small business owner knows that keeping costs low is critical to success. The same applies to bailing out of the rat race. It can’t be done unless costs are low, or income is high, of course both would be nice. However, there… Continue reading Less time, no time – The “earn more” or “spend less” dilemma

Escaping the Rat race …are you in or out ? How to decide where to begin.

Escaping the Rat Race … are you in or out ? How to decide where to begin. So if one bails out of the rat race, then one is no longer living the normal “city type” life style. Obvious really. But whilst you’re in the rat race, it’s not something one thinks about. There seems to be… Continue reading Escaping the Rat race …are you in or out ? How to decide where to begin.