We experienced strong downpours of rain last week and today seems to be another one of those days. It appears, however, that my place will never flood, the contour of the land and the walls of rocks that have been put up direct all storm water away. Other than that I was busy clearing a path and stocking the wood for next season. I also believe to have found a great source of nutritious humus which I can use to build up the garden soil. Hopefully, the gardens will be much more productive next season.
It took a while but I finally managed to film and upload a video riding the quad up to my place. The long driveway, about 1.5 km, has its ups and down. I can’t drive up in the car when it gets really wet, obviously maintenance costs money and time, but on the positive side, it gives a greater private touch to BENIsLAND.
By the way, I purchased BENIsLAND two years ago on the first of May.
There are some cold, stormy south-westerlies building up here at the moment, it even hailed for moment. But it must be worse in other parts of New Zealand. On Thursday, I purchased a 4×4 All Terrain Vehicle (ATV or Quad), I took it out for a spin perhaps 2 weeks ago and noticed that it required some mechanical work. That has been completed now; she still needs some TLC but nothing major. Continue reading ATV, Fishing and Smoking Recipe