I DREAM of returning to a totally natural, chemical free, life. Growing all of my own vegetables, cooking delicious food and preserves, preparing my own medicines and maybe even keeping chickens and bees.
Yes, RETURNING to a natural lifestyle. For years this was my life. I studied herbal medicine, taught courses and workshops, made medicines, and had herb and vegetable gardens, chickens and bees. However, my divorce left me as the sole breadwinner for my family and a return to a more ‘main-stream’ business was necessary.
My REALITY is that I still work, I buy a lot of my food and basic medicines and often have a scrambled egg for supper – and it hasn’t come from one of my hens.
I am slowly changing that. I have a vegetable garden again, I’m making herbal remedies, preserving fruit and vegetables, and cooking more often. Time is my biggest challenge, but going into the garden after work is far more relaxing than sitting in front of the TV.
Can you relate to this? Then I invite you to kick off your shoes and join me.
The best place to start a natural lifestyle in is in the garden…….preferably barefoot.
And I am Sid, the Barefoot Cat. My DREAM is to be an only child with an abundance of food. In REALITY I have others to contend with and I’m frequently put on a diet.
I earn my keep writing an amazing column which has very little valuable information, but will entertain you with stories, news and my views on life.
You will find I’m a purrfect distraction to your day
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