20. December 2019.Reading time 4 minutes.
I never saw the murderers. And there was no sentence either. But the victims were there. Sometimes terribly battered, sometimes gone without a trace. We always knew who the killers were: ravens, coyotes, rats, chickens, dogs and cats.
19. December 2019.Reading time 5 minutes.
Hanna and Ruth are the names of the two sisters on whose farm I spent the first weeks of August. That meant feeding alpacas, watering plants, collecting eggs. Most of all, I had a lot of time to explore beautiful Vancouver Island. What does that have to do with moles? Well…
28. October 2019.Reading time 3 minutes.
Canadians are into outhouses. Again and again I came across the outdoor toilets on my journey through the country. Compost toilets are especially popular. At the Fletchers, my third wwoof station, I was allowed to help build one.
24. October 2019.Reading time 2 minutes.
And suddenly I was flying a small plane. But only briefly. Because it was much more exciting to see Alberta from above.
16. October 2019.Reading time 11 minutes.
Beekeeping suit, gloves and off to the hive. During my Wwoof stay in Alberta, I was part of a bee inspection and was able to get close to the beehives. A very educational experience.
9. October 2019.Reading time 12 minutes.
We all know that healthy nutrition is important. However, „healthy“ is a matter of definition. The Fletchers eat almost exclusively organic food. I spent two weeks with this inspiring and special family.
9. September 2019.Reading time 6 minutes.
I had to leave the sheep farm fastly. The search for a new place to stay began and surprisingly only took a few hours – thanks to many warm-hearted and selfless people.
8. September 2019.Reading time 9 minutes.
Three weeks living and learning on a sheep farm – on my second station as WWOOFer I was particularly happy. Lamb cuddles, milking sheep, and making sheep’s milk cheese were some of my tasks. A textbook example of Farm life. And yet I had to leave the farm much earlier than planned to protect myself.