You know, in the past year I’ve copped a bit of flak for being ‘overly’ interested in toilets or for talking too much about all things related to them. Yes, I’m not ashamed to admit it – toilets, our waste, where it goes, where it
Well folks, this is it. One of the most common questions I’ve been asked recently is, ‘So when do you move in?’ I finally have an answer. In just four short weeks I’ll be moving into my tiny, ready or not! (Most likely not, let’s
I saw Just Eat It at the Melbourne International Film Festival a few years ago, a documentary about two Canadians who take on dumpster diving and rescuing otherwise ‘wasted’ food as their primary means of feeding themselves. The epic scale of food waste exposed in the
Knowing where to start with the solar stuff can be a bit overwhelming. As I mentioned in my last post, the first thing I would recommend without hesitation is speaking to a solar expert – I happened to luck out and find a total gem,
The last couple of posts have been more life related than build related. I have a bit to catch up on now, so here goes! After the lining was finished, I could get the plumber and electrician back in, ready for fit out. First up
Occasionally throughout this project, when people have asked me where I’m living, I’ve joked that ‘I’m homeless’. That’s really just not true, in fact the opposite is. I’ve been in abundance of homes for a while now, and I certainly don’t take that for granted.
I always loved Christmas growing up, and still do. I love time with my family, I love relaxing and having nothing better to do all day than kick back and share great food in the summer heat. It’s just that now as an adult, sometimes I
Another incredible year of adventures, tiny house related and otherwise, done and dusted. It’s amazing to look back and see what snuck in between the building weekends, the research and the progress on the house. Wonderful times with so many wonderful people, here’s to plenty more
Sarah Smethurst is the owner builder of an off grid tiny house in Gippsland, Victoria.