The thought of embarking on a moneyless life initially filled me with anxiety about food supplies. Now, after two years, I am feeling very relaxed. In fact, I find myself basking in the abundance of food around me. Born lucky (or privileged), in a comfortable middle-class white family in a safe Western country, I have […]Read more "abundance"
Here’s a bit of an overview of the process I’ve been going through setting up my new moneyless, low impact home. The little wagon arrived onsite (Martyn’s backyard) about a month ago and I’ve been chomping at the bit to get started on making my new home a home. My very handy, hardworking, knowledgeable, generous […]Read more "setting up camp"
My resolve has given way to convenience. My fossil fuel footprint has increased recently because it was convenient – not vital, just convenient. I am still suffering from fossil fuel addiction. My new home is a little wagon – a tiny house on wheels. Sadly, the one downfall of such an abode is it requires […]Read more "the question of convenience"
One of the benefits of living without money is the freedom it allows me to be of service. I like that I am not off to work 8 hours a day, with little time or energy at the end of the day to really help. I’ve given myself the freedom to be able to give from the […]Read more "being of service"
I sit here in my friend’s home, with all the physical comforts I could possibly need, reading new research on our climate’s demise. I have lost a close friend, am supporting my very dear friend in her time of greatest need and have said a final goodbye to my special someone who has rocked my […]Read more "Living in the Moment"
I lie here in my tent I have a roof over my head I have food in my mouth I have fire, a stove to cook on I have easy access to clean water I have food to eat I am warm I am comfortable I have clothes galore I have a nice bed […]Read more "I AM BLESSED"
Living without money has not been difficult but the transition periods can be tricky. When starting out in a new place there is the need to plan – where and how will I access food, what vegies can I get growing quickly, what will my water source be…… I am currently planning my move to […]Read more "transitions"