I have an unusual goal: I want to create the illusion of time standing still. Remember those long school holidays that seemed to continue forever? Something like that and what better place to do this than in the middle of nowhere.
The last few years have been rough: the brutal murder of my brother, retrenchment, unhappiness at my next job, moving towns, burglary, smash and grab incident, etc. Having a first baby at 41 and the inevitable changes it has brought to my life has been both an enormous blessing but tiring too. As soon as I left work for good a month before baby