Compost Everything – Seriously

Ok, maybe not everything, but hear me out... I am a huge fan of reducing waste, or rather, generating no waste by reusing discarded things. It just came naturally to me to fall in love with composting. Composting is the process of nature, decomposing organic... READ MORE
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On-Grid Internet Off-Grid

Today marks a milepost for Litengard. We went live with basic, but ample internet connectivity. Our options were pretty much limited to rural defacto products like 3G/4G, wireless and dial-up. No one in their right mind would get dial-up these days, so that option didn't... READ MORE

South African politics can control your life?

I live in a country, which had a hectic past (which country didn't, by the way?). It means I was born in the middle of a time we called apartheid (afrikaans for 'separate -ness), where our then right-wing'ish white government isolated people between black and... READ MORE

Why and How do I want to ‘homestead’

Call it what you like, homestead, farm, plot, rural lifestyle yard. Homesteading is defined by most as a lifestyle of living sustainably within the ecosystem, by growing your own food and carefully managing your own resources in an agricultural setting. Homesteads are generally small-scale, and... READ MORE