Can you help the Happy Pig?

Can you help the Happy Pig?

Mark Boyle, known for his writing about living without money, has settled in Ireland, on a 3 acre smallholding, and hopes to create a free space for learning, creativity, entertainment, laughter and merriment. The site has on it a big old pig shed, which will be...
I Am Alive

I Am Alive

If you enjoyed ‘Live before you die’, then you’ll love ‘I Am Alive’, again from Dreamtime Films.  
Off grid

Off grid

  It isn’t a huge amount of solar, but it’s enough to allow us to manage almost entirely without the mains grid.  (The washing machine is too much for this system).  We have, in theory, enough power to keep us going for 5 days in the event of it being...
The need for resilience

The need for resilience

A fundamental part of our thinking here at Lackan Cottage is resilience – being able to cope with whatever life happens to be throwing our way at the time. For us, this means doing more ourselves and being less reliant on outside sources. The mainstay of this is...