Free-Range Living

What is Free-Range Living?

'Freerange' living might perhaps be described as the individual(s) aiming to lead an 'independent' style of life, thinking and deciding for themselves, determining their own values, along with aiming to live life in a naturally self and socially responsible manner.

Entries for month: October 2019

'Yes Indeedy ---- '

October 07, 2019 · No Comments

Recent very wet times have impacted here at the eco organic micro-holding (small smallholding) in the UK heartlands, including in the chicken pen, whilst modern medical science has restored some of the micro-holder,  hopefully certain brews will still reach 'parts that others don't --- '

The rain hasn't really disturbed the growing side of things, it being a relatively quiet time of the year growing-wise, and whilst it may have been one of the worst first halves of the growing season, there's been quite a revival in the second half. The beetroot bed has done well, with beetroot available for a good while yet, the same with runner beans which should last out till November, making it one of the star crops. Talking of which, the celery crop has been the best ever, and swedes have staged a stunning come back from a very ropey start to their growing  period.

Modern culture  appears to be reducing the social element with the likes of computer/phone shopping and banking and the loss of bank branches from the highstreet. That 'mass processor' of people, the supermarket, has gone further 'non-social' with the introduction of self-processing areas, making shopping a potentially isolated experience. Reports suggest that younger generations are struggling with face-to-face social interaction due to the preponderance of screen use, all of which giving possible implications for future society - ?

'Semi-reclusing' in the retreat area of the micro-holding may too be non too social - maybe though advanced age might mean more need for quiet contemplation - and snoozing - in what Bette Midler termed 'the green oasis' retreat - yes indeedy -----

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