Hi, welcome to our website Totally Off Our Grid!
A name brought to life from us both being a little crazy and the start of our crazy off grid adventure.
Having looked at other people who are living the dream, watching YouTube and reading up on other peoples journeys living off grid, they all seem to start from people already having the land and starting to build a home. We decided to start documenting our journey from day one! Day one for us means day one. Not only do we need to buy the land, we also need to raise money for the land and learn a huge amount in the process.
We decided that growing our own food was the first skill we needed to master, and learn and evolve from year to year. We will keep you updated on any further advancements towards our dream, whether that is new skills learnt or lessons learnt , and hopefully the day we can purchase our own land.
Our dream is also evolving and the goal is still very much to own land one day (hopefully not to far off), but we are also looking to start our van conversion, so we can also do some off grid travel. So please stay with us on our adventure.
Thanks for stopping by to read Totally Off Our Grid, come by again soon.
Kiera & Tony
Recent Blog Posts
In our last post we told you all that we had made the decision to buy a van and convert it into a camper. From making that decision we scoured websites and social media sites for all van sales. Well our dream has started to become a reality as we have now purchased our Van!! … Continue reading The Camper Van Challenge
Well its been ages since we’ve written so whats been going on with us??? The garden is really coming on nicely everything is growing well apart from the the carrots in the mixed bed which aren’t growing at all. Apart from really really slacking on the mowing and strimming, the garden is looking great. We … Continue reading Totally off Our Grid Out and About
We spent a few hours in the brief but enjoyable spot of sun doing a bit of tidying and thinning out of the various veggies, that had taken off because of all the rain. We started off by weeding the potato bed and planting the last of the seed potatoes. We used some Maris pipers … Continue reading A Quick Tidy Up
Most of the seeds have been planted and we have a lot that have started sprouting. We are definitely eager to see the difference this year with the hula hoop netted frames Tony made, after a lot of our veggies either got demolished by birds or caterpillars last year. We feel like we’ve given them … Continue reading The Greenhouse Life
Hi all, Hope everyone is safe and well. As some of you know, we fenced off part of the front garden to give us a larger area of back garden. In an earlier post we used this area to build a poly-tunnel and place it ready for us to try and grow in a greenhouse. … Continue reading Going Green(house)
In our last post, Tony showed off his awesome creations for keeping pests and birds off our veggies. We have since been out and sowed most of the seeds for the veggies we going to grow this year. As we used the first large raised bed for the potatoes, we decided to mix it up … Continue reading Sunshine’s Out and Here We Go Again 😊