Surviving Off The Grid – The Essentials

So we have no electricity and its getting dark and the kids are all over me, outraged! Dad! There’s no electricity! Yes, I say, I can see that. Why!? they ask. Uh, mumble mumble, payment mumble, I mumble. Soon I have to confess: I paid late and we got cut off. Now there’s a re-connectionContinue reading “Surviving Off The Grid – The Essentials”

Off the Grid – A Confession

Going off the (electricity and water) grid is too much of  mission and the costs don’t justify it. And I hate it that I just said that, so I’m committing to re-looking at it. Last time I looked at solar water heating (meant to be the no-brainer) the cost was so much higher than EskomContinue reading “Off the Grid – A Confession”