Spring Hive Check: Happy Bees & Beekeepers.

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This Saturday just passed, although it wasn’t technically spring, the weather seemed to think it was time to turn and decided to gift us with a day that was with any luck a… Continue reading

5 Tips for Living in a Caravan

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We have been living in a 16ft caravan for almost two years now – think we qualify as “seasoned”.  We’ve learned a lot over the past couple of years about what is really… Continue reading

Meet Sweet Dee

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Rohan named Sweet Dee back when she was the most revoltingly cute 12 week old puppy, not long after we moved into The Humpy.  We chose her out of a group of four… Continue reading

Meet Maizie

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We are going to write a series of posts introducing all of the members of The Humpy Creek Gang.  I’ll start with the most recent addition: Maizie. The Australian Working Dog Rescue Inc. rescued… Continue reading

Expanding Our Apiary

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Earlier this year both Emily and I were fortunate enough to participate in Milkwood Permaculture’s Natural Beekeeping course, instructed by Tim Malfoy, who is without question the foremost authority on the subject in… Continue reading

Earth Overshoot Day

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Yesterday, August 20, 2013, was Earth Overshoot Day: ” the approximate date our consumption for a given year exceeds the Earth’s ability to replenish.”  This is a sad day for for the planet, and it… Continue reading

Spring: Season of the Humpy Dweller

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Flimsy aluminium walls are all that separates “inside” from “outside” for us humpy dwellers.  This means we are always intimately connected to the seasons, the weather and the outside temperature (whether we like… Continue reading

Fermentation & Photography

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One of the great benefits of our simple lifestyle and producing a lot of our own food is the extra leisure time it affords us: with a relatively low cost of living we… Continue reading

Welcome to the New Humpy Creek Blog!

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Humpycreek.com is here! Welcome to our new and improved blog.  For those who aren’t familiar with us humpy dwellers here is a brief backstory: We moved from an apartment in Carlton to the… Continue reading