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An Update and a Pumpkin PROBLEM

It's the end of June down in our no-dig veg garden in sunny central Portugal. The weather has been more on our side recently and our small plants have had an explosion of growth recently. The beds are full and there's a couple of crops ready to harvest – even though it feels like the…

Fixing Our Damp Problem – Final Piece of the Puzzle

Our old stone farmhouse in Portugal has been plagued with damp, mould and moisture issues for years and the fabric of the building has suffered as a result. In today's episode we begin to tackle the fourth and final piece of the puzzle so we *hopefully* end up with a comfortable, warm, dry home. Today…

The Only GOOD Thing About Plumbing

I hate plumbing. It's awkward and fiddly but an important part of any renovation or remodelling project. Today we wrangle some waste pipe (for grey water harvesting and black water to our septic tank) into the corner of our lounge and up into the location of our new bathroom. Not everything goes to plan,…

Disappointment in the Garden – Seedling Update

We tried to get a jump start on this year's growing season but not everything has gone to plan. Join us for a quick gardening update to check on the progress of our seedlings and a number of growing experiments we have underway. We'll also give you a tour of what we've got growing in…

Behind the Scenes – Limewashing the Lounge

In this video we apply some homemade limewash to the walls in the lounge. But this video isn't really about limewashing (as much as we do talk about it a lot). We recently purchased some new microphones to improve the sound quality of our videos and this video was made to test how they perform…

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