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[11 Feb 2013 | Comments Off on The Ideal Homestead Trailer | ]
The Ideal Homestead Trailer

(This is a repost of a previously-published article, rescued after my web host screwed up my site.)

A trailer is an invaluable addition to a homestead. It turns the family car into a ute (pickup truck if you live outside Australia!), without the expense of buying and maintaining an additional vehicle.

This is a list of what I think are the ideal features for the ultimate homestead trailer. You probably won’t find a trailer with every feature on the list, and your needs won’t be quite the same as mine, but hopefully …

Electricity, Science and Technology, Transport »

[18 Nov 2010 | 9 Comments | ]
Mitsubishi i-MiEV Electric Car Thoughts

My thoughts on Australia’s first mass-produced all-electric car. Is this the start of something big?

Electricity, Transport, Waste, Water »

[13 Feb 2009 | 6 Comments | ]

If you live in Australia, did you know that you can now access green retrofits for your house for free?

Check out all the sustainable retrofit rebates available here in Australia. Make sure you scroll to the bottom and find your state ones, too.

You could get a rainwater tank, a solar hot water system, solar electricity, roof insulation or a number of other items.

OK, maybe I’m a bit cheeky calling this stuff ‘free’. Some certainly is (like the free roof insulation), but some you will still have to pay something for …