Each year when March comes around, I find myself reminiscing about my year of living off-grid in Scotland, which began in March 201. So it was perfect timing to be researching this article for Black Ballad! It was so encouraging and inspiring to connect with Janine Fastina and Sinead from Aweside Farm about their experiences of… Continue reading “You Really Face Yourself Out There”: Three Black Women On Their Decision To Live ‘Off-Grid’ – for Black Ballad
March 23rd marked 3 years ago that 23 strangers (one of them being me!) walked into 'Eden' for the first time - a 600 acre remote site on the west coast of Scotland - where we intended to live off-grid and cut off from the world for 1 year. A year later, the 10 of us… Continue reading Who are we now?
Two years on from the day I walked into Eden, I'm reminiscing about the house I built there... For me, a large part of the appeal of Eden was having the opportunity to build a home and live in it. This has long been a dream of mine, probably partly inspired by my parents’ story. My… Continue reading The Tree House