The Handcrafted Life

We returned to Canada after a decade in London, UK with a small child in tow and decided to set-up a sustainable (more on this later) 21st century homestead on 5.65 acres of fir, alder and meadow on Gabriola Island, BC, Canada.

Here’s the blog of friend and New Escapologist contributor Rob West (genuinely not one of my pseudonyms).

Rob and family are setting up home in British Columbia, pretty much doing everything from scratch: building their own house, growing their own crops.

It’s a staggering undertaking. The blog charts the construction of their new home.

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Robert Wringham is a humorist and the editor-in-chief of New Escapologist.

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