Hi Everyone, I've enjoyed reading the stories about your places. Here is a little about mine: The property is about an acre and a quarter, flat land at the bottom of some hills. There is a small spring fed dam that dries up in summer (I'm looking for ways to minimise evaporation and seal dam). House precociously does not take advantage of natural resources. I plan to build a dwelling that is more practical and tenant the house with groovy people. The property is full of trees erroneously planted in the '80s. Slowly chipping away at these. I'm retrofitting a food forest in a citrus orchard. Herbs, pigeon peas, native trees with bush tucker value, flowers, cassava & kumera poo piles. I have fallen in love with perennials! We've got ducks & chooks for eggs, poo, pest management and next-learning-curve, meat. I need better fencing around my new gardens as they hammer them in the day (and bandicoots take the night shift). Avidly researching and sourcing some sensible energy saving systems like solar power and hot water, composting toilets and grey water capturing & management. Mostly preloved, however functional. It's all very liberating. Some local friends commissioned a local permaculture teacher to run baby friendly classes, which I've been lucky to be part of for the last year or so. It feels like a movement!! As a corollary, there is a network or mumma-bubba pairs that gather and help each other in gardening ventures. Next step for me is to put plans down in paper.