Beating the boundaries

We’re about to head off on a sailing adventure, so we popped down to our Tasmanian property to ensure that we’d still be able to locate the boundaries on our return. We’ve replaced our original surveyor’s marks with fresh tape and put in some boundary stakes.

It's very important to know your boundaries
It’s very important to know your boundaries
Following the edges
Following the edges

We also decided on the location of our house, which we intend to be built on a high deck to provide views out over the tree tops. We’re currently considering a round yurt design, so we’ve staked out a ring.

Staking out the foundations.
Staking out the foundations.

While buying stakes and marking tape at the local garden centre, we decided that we might as well do some gardening as well, so we planted some soft fruit.

Raspberry canes
Raspberry canes
May as well plant some more trees!
May as well plant some more trees!

Really, though, the whole idea is to camp out here in complete seclusion, and enjoy the forest.

Breakfast time
Breakfast time

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