Woman in a Yurt Video Diary 15 – Fear-full!

Fear-full! My life has been flavoured by fear for as long as I can remember. As a toddler I remember dreams which kept me off balance – strange anomalies in the house I was living in when floors between rooms … Continued

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Woman in a Yurt Video Diary 14 – Homecoming!

It was the ‘big seduction’ weekend! Was I tempted to step off my off-grid ‘wintering in a yurt in the middle of nowhere’ path by easy electricity, heating, running water, indoor plumbing, 24/7 internet and friends this last long weekend? … Continued

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Woman in a Yurt Video Diary 13 – The Cosmic Sun!

You know it’s really cold when your pee freezes before it gets where it’s being aimed… well, not quite that cold. But I am surprised it wasn’t. It felt Arctic to me this morning as I pranced up the hill … Continued

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Woman in a Yurt Video Diary 12 – The Sounds of the Storm

It’s like being in the middle of a washing machine being in a yurt in the middle of a storm – rain lashing down and wind howling in from almost all points of the compass. When it’s dark and the … Continued

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Woman in a Yurt Video Diary 11 – We’re Still Standing!

Like huge freight trains and low flying B52 bombers the storm hurls itself up and over the land here in the wild of Wales. A massive creature it rumbles and shakes the ground. Tucked up inside my yurt I can … Continued

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Woman in a Yurt Video Diary 10 – Baptism By Fire-wood!

Baptism by fire? More like baptism by firewood! I had no idea how tough a job that would be – to stack over two dumpy loads worth of dry logs against the clock with no idea when the next torrential … Continued

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Wintering in a Yurt Video Diary 9 – Sun Rise and Elementals

What an awe-inspiring morning. When I opened the door of my yurt I was greeted by beautiful blue skies. I grabbed my iPhone, stepped boldly on to the decking and whizzzz! slipped over bang! But I didn’t seem to get … Continued

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Wintering in a Yurt Video Diary 7 – Its the Final Countdown!!

I own a pair of snow boots! Usually the moment I see snow, or even a hint of ice on the street I become incapable of walking properly. I’m so terrified of falling over and breaking something useful like a … Continued

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