Churches solve the housing crisis

Churches solve the housing crisis Churches solve the housing crisis all over the world, and here’s a Sydney example of retrofitting existing buildings to alleviate builder’s pressures. New builds need more workers, take time for planning and approval, many resources. Retrofitting is a different skillset or utilisation of current workers to complete builds that can … Read more

Housing co-operatives are affordable & stable housing

Housing co-operatives could be part of the solution to Australia’s rental crisis Housing co-operatives may form part of Australia’s answer to affordable and stable housing choices amidst a growing housing and rental crisis. First national study revealed new research by Western Sydney University has revealed that a popular housing model in many parts of the … Read more

Nature therapy Benefits

Nature therapy Research papers Nature therapy utilises the healing benefits of the natural environment enhanced with your experienced counsellor helping you process your life challenges. A sample of Research results are listed below for you to read however you can find a lot more research using the keywords ‘Nature therapy Benefits’. Make a Nature therapy … Read more

Have a GREAT 2024 Preparation Tips

Have a GREAT 2024 Have a GREAT 2024 with lots of good 7 ways to prepare to Have a GREAT 2024 🙂 1. Reflect on the past year. … 2. Set realistic goals and intentions. … 3. Declutter and organise. … 4. Cultivate healthy habits. … 5. Foster connections and community. The support of friends, family, … Read more

Finishing my homemade flat

Finishing my homemade retirement flat in my garden Finishing my homemade flat took years, and still lots more to do. Mats upside down  to keep them and floor clean as we finish building off 😊  This page to be finished, pics say 1000 words 🙂     From Lounge Winter sun everywhere From wall behind … Read more

AEVA EV Expo gives Facts

AEVA provides facts about transport, energy, emissions AEVA EV Expo is coming up fast! There’s a full expo hall and plenty of engaging speakers and panellists for the Friday Conference. Get the facts from  experts, consumers, owners and those who’ve converted perfectly good cars saving heaps on recycling energy, cost or waste. Please,  share any … Read more

Strawbale Hothouse for Winter Veges

Strawbale Hothouse Strawbale Hothouse design is the simplest you could imagine. All credits to the article below. You might think Perth’s biggest challenge is the hot weather, and you’re right. However you can get all your summer seedlings well established from seeds this way, so they are strong, deep-rooted plants by January-March. Your winter veges … Read more

Weeds are valuable compost, except…

Weeds – Bad or Good? Weeds aren’t always good compost as explained below 🙂 BAD WEEDS Front verge where the rubbish bins are placed; in front of neighbour’s green letterbox on my side of their drive. Suggest you pull big weeds, then put something heavy and flat – e.g. on right size mat over black … Read more

Food Composting Guide

Food Composting Food Composting is easy. Any old open top container can have holes cut, easy if it’s already cracked/broken. Any lid, but I live in high speed winds in summer, so this heavy junk left by previous owner’s tenants is useful. Slight weight lifting or make the platform more secure and it can just … Read more

PUMP TEST for rainwater supply

PUMP TEST  detailed steps Pump tests First require Really important checks to test the Electrical cord function. For the backyard pump: – the high power switch is on the house’s north wall behind big tropical Monsteria bush! Then go to the pump on right of INTAKE tank. It’s black cord takes you to the cord … Read more