July 8, 2020

Men and their shirts

I feel like a prude saying it, but I hate it when I see men with their shirts off in public. It doesn’t make me look at them or admire their potentially good bodies, but it reminds me of the inequality and injustice between men and women. It reminds me that I can’t just simply […]

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February 15, 2020

Accidental farmer

I’ve had a lot of people tell me that it is their dream to live on a farm and grow their own vegetables. I may be ‘living the dream’ but it was never my dream. I sort of just fell into this life.

February 6, 2020

Life at 30 – the most important things I’ve learnt so far

A while back, I started writing some brief thoughts about various topics I find important to discuss. I would start writing but never felt happy enough with the results to finish. It’s so hard to express everything you feel about a certain subject in a few short sentences. The eve of my 31st birthday seems […]

December 20, 2019

Garden preparations for 2020

We have prepared the garden according to Falk’s permaculture design, ready for 2020! Changes made: Our pond is pretty much complete, just waiting for it to naturally fill up Outdoor kitchen and terrace Fire pit and paths around the garden made Next year we will also be building a conservatory and greenhouse. We have other […]

October 11, 2019

More than just a farm

Something I am most grateful and proud of is the community that has formed around our little Datscha Fröhden. When we first bought the place, we were scared that we would just be out there in the countryside alone, just the two of us.

September 18, 2019

Life ghosting

Everyone talks these days about the dating phenomenon of ‘ghosting’, but I’d like to discuss this practice outside of the dating world and inside the real world in general.

September 17, 2019

Australia is not my paradise

Whenever I meet someone new and they find out I’m from Australia, the most common response is ‘oh but Australia is a paradise/so beautiful, why would you ever want to leave there’?

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