Why asteroid mining is a croc…

Last month I fielded a question on the Macrobusiness site about the timeframe in which asteroid mining would happen with a throwaway line of "Timeframe = never. Anyone who thinks otherwise hasn’t done the energy calculations," to which, of course the response was "show me the numbers." So now I figure I'll do an irregular... Continue Reading →

Keyline Tilling

One of our most successful techniques for improving the soil has been Keyline Tilling, as proposed by P. A. Yeomans back in the fifties. We use a Yeomans Plough, as designed by P.A. and built by his son Alan: The aim is to reduce compaction (our soils were like concrete, all over the farm), improve... Continue Reading →


Daniel comes from Herefordshire in the UK. He was with us for Christmas which we celebrated with our friends Felicity and Joolz at their beautiful property at Rose Point. He was here for 5 weeks and would (and could) do anything from butchering chickens to keyline plowing, mowing grass, fencing, repairing water pipes to entertaining... Continue Reading →

Milk fed beef – the best!

Occasionally, we have beef raised by our house cow, Sweet Pea. Rather than weaning these boys early, as most farmers do, we allow Sweet Pea to wean them naturally, when they are nearing a year old. The result? Tender, flavoursome beef that beats anything I've ever tasted (mind you, I've never sample real Wagu, so... Continue Reading →

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