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A SIMPLE, DOWN TO EARTH, HANDS-ON, SELF-RELIANT LIFE #ONTHEMOUNTAIN

Journal

Blackberry bread cake
2 years ago

Blackberry bread cake

By  •  eat, sweet

Every year we have a different bumper crop when it comes to fruit. The first year that we lived here, we found ourselves being overwhelmed by the huge amount of …
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Lac de Melu and handling my bodyweight on a mountain
2 years ago

Lac de Melu and handling my bodyweight on a mountain

By  •  travel, exercise

A few weeks ago we cruised around Corsica. It was our first time visiting the island and we loved it! As we were there just before the season started, everything …
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Kitchen prince’s tarte aux noix
3 years ago

Kitchen prince’s tarte aux noix

By  •  eat, sweet, autumn

We had a potluck dinner this Saturday at a friends house. As I was away most of the week for a conference on social business Eduard had the honour …
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Polyculture vegetable garden June 2017 update
2 days ago

Polyculture vegetable garden June 2017 update

Garden time! It’s time to give you an update of my polyculture vegetable garden in June. It’s the best time of the year when you are cultivating a garden (at …
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May forest garden monthly update
4 weeks ago

May forest garden monthly update

Hello, anyone still here?!? I actually know there are people here (based on the statistics), but I’m mostly asking because I’ve been away for so long – again – and …
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5 years of growing tomatoes in March
3 months ago

5 years of growing tomatoes in March

By  •  garden, sowing

Wow! I just realised that his will be my fifth year of growing tomatoes. Of course I have grown tomatoes before as well. On a balcony. But this will be …
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Garden update: wood chips, sowing, digging and drip hoses dilemma
4 months ago

Garden update: wood chips, sowing, digging and drip hoses dilemma

By  •  garden, sowing, planting

I’ve posted a few video garden updates again. You can find them below. I realise I explain less in these videos, than I normally do in my written posts. If …
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Vegetable garden update February 2017 (video)
5 months ago

Vegetable garden update February 2017 (video)

No worries, there will be written updates on the garden as well this year. But as there isn’t much to shoot beautiful pictures of, I’m taking the liberty of only …
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Vegan Macedonian stuffed peppers recipe
5 months ago

Vegan Macedonian stuffed peppers recipe

By  •  eat, savory, spring

Recipe time! Today I want to show you how I make vegan stuffed peppers. Although I don’t use my grandmothers recipe (if she even had one), I do try to …
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Snow on the allotment – January 2017
5 months ago

Snow on the allotment – January 2017

The snow forced me to share a new video with you so soon. I share some information on the situation of the garden and a bit of information on my …
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Bergamotlemon cake with rosemary and vanilla
5 months ago

Bergamotlemon cake with rosemary and vanilla

By  •  eat, sweet, spring

Just before the holidays Eduard and did some major grocery shopping. We don’t go out for groceries very often, together, nor alone. So it was a bit of a feast. …
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New video: 2017 January garden update and small chores
5 months ago

New video: 2017 January garden update and small chores

One of the goals I’ve set out for myself this year is to learn to film and montage film to create better Youtube content. The only way to do this …
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Dreaming about a winter garden
6 months ago

Dreaming about a winter garden

By  •  garden, sowing

So, I’m dreaming about a winter garden – again. It has been four years in a row now that I basically don’t have a – mention worthy – winter garden. …
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