Chicken finale

I travelled to Abrams Village two days ago to help finish processing the last ten chickens for the summer. It was another hot afternoon of work, and I’m glad that it’s over for the year. I finally took…

The bumbling brewmaster

Pour 4l of hot water into the bucket Add contents of can (malty goodness) Fill with cold water up to 23L When temperature is between 22-30C, add yeast and stir for 30 seconds. However, this was written as a run-on…

Weekend update

Chickens The biggest news is with the chickens – they are finally outside in their pen!!! It has been a real killer trying to get the pen finished. Had to cut the roofing by hand, trim off the edges, and re-staple…

30 bottles of wine on the wall

It’s been three weeks Using a manual corker is a surprisingly good workout! Who would have thought that squeezing a cork into a bottle would require so much pressure. The wine still looks like grape juice; hopefully in one…