About Our Journey

Welcome to our website and to our on-going journey in which we frolic, stumble, and claw our way Back to the Land – a semi-self-sufficient adventure.

Our names are Nick and Charlotte. In November 2014 we made a momentous lifestyle leap. We fled from New Zealand’s “Big Smoke”, Auckland City, opting instead for a slower pace of life in the middle of nowhere, deep in the lush Waikato.

Our humble cottage, nearing a century old, sits upon the rolling contour of forty-two empty acres, or as we like to view it, our canvas. We envision an orchard, gardens, specimen trees, and an extended family of feathers and fur.

Want to read more? Why not follow our journey from the beginning!