The same but different

The same but different

It’s nearly ten years now since we landed here at Lackan and in some ways the world has changed very little, and in others we live in an utterly different universe to the one we inhabited back then. Ten years ago we were holed up in our truck in Bangor, building...
Summer updates from Lackan

Summer updates from Lackan

July already, how did that happen.Needless to say we’ve done a fair bit since my last post back in December, so I’m not even going to try and cover it all, as its mostly in a recent video where I did a quick walk round. As you can see, we’ve made...
Bornay wind turbine upgrade

Bornay wind turbine upgrade

So after years of gradually building up our renewable system, we’ve definitely got to the point where its perfectly capable of supplying us with enough power, but the thing about building a system as you go along is that its a learning process, and sometimes you...
Making the most of the light

Making the most of the light

We’re into the part of the year that is hardest for those living off grid, when the days are getting increasingly short, the sun doesn’t appear that often, and when he does, he’s pretty low in the sky. Having been terribly casual about the whole...
Subscribe to our YouTube channel

Subscribe to our YouTube channel

Subscribe We’re in the process of creating more video content so that you can take a look around, and find out about all the projects and systems here at Lackan. We’re also going to be moving a lot of our course content online over the coming months as it...
Barra on the Bann

Barra on the Bann

One of the best aspects of life here is that we get to try our hand at things that we’d never thought of. Filming is one of them, and over the last few years we’ve been involved in quite a few programmes. They’ve been great for introducing what we do...