Happy Toes Permaculture Project

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The Water Weekend …… or should I say week!

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the fun begins …
In March 2010 before we moved to the farm we spent a few days here digging out an old Canal System with the hope to bring water to the farm.. from 3 farms away.
.. and yes Success!!!
We woke up the next morning to water gushing into the property at the top end “highest point!!!  and we were camped at the bottom end…. put 2 and 2together…
and then it rained!!!  … we asked for water and we got it!
The car got stuck in mud, the trailer got stuck, our shoes got stuck…  now we had to spent a “few” days extra .. we came for the weekend and left 10days later.
We ran out of supplies so tried fishing for two days..  no luck so the next day we decided to collect some of the abundant crabs and made crab stew..  Candice liked them the best “or she was really hungry”, Byron battled to stomach them… Matti munched away happily …
.. we survived and now we have delicious spring water flowing on the property.

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2 thoughts on “The Water Weekend …… or should I say week!

  1. wow I remember that weeeeek…… that’s where I truley became one with the mud!
    We were like kids with no parents fully enjoying the rain, mud, river and exploring the property with great excitment,
    it’s a memory I can talk about for years with laughter and pure enjoyment 🙂

  2. this weekedn sounds like fun..wish i was there…awwwwww…i would love to hear more friend..its with those tough moments where the sweteness will follow…Am just happy and proud of you that your determination paid off..you are such an inspiration to a lot of people and wait till they hear this you will be all smiles buddy…#cheers…to the future…:)

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