Life at the end of the road

September 21, 2010

The end ‘is’ near :-)

Filed under: daily doings, hydro, life off grid — lifeattheendoftheroad @ 7:46 pm

Very little on the blog tonight I’m afraid peeps, not because nothing was done but because wife and ‘wee dug’ have returned and the end is near.

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Though not the end that the Jehovah’s witnesses speak about in the Watchtower they left me, well at least I hope not, but the end of the ‘week off’. So I’m going to settle down with darling wife and watch

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part three of Stieg Larssons masterpiece ‘Millenium’ trilogy, ‘The girl who kicked the hornets nest’ which no doubt Hollywood will soon turn into some mindless violent pap very shortly 🙂

So I’ll just leave you with the day in pictures before I retire for a bath and comfy chair 🙂

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Hind and last years calf doing a quick exit on the way down to school this morning with boy.

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My new best friend Calum Don Mackay hard at work and stranded eight miles from the nearest fire to light his ‘roll up’, fortunately I had a lighter on board 🙂 Which is why he is smiling 🙂

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A much reduced water flow on the hydro scheme put still putting out 550watts with the third pipe only partly full.


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Checking the various battery banks that supply our house.


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Checking inside the ‘Proven charge controller’

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and just generally cleaning about the inverter and generator.

Right, I’m off.

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