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Past two months have been dedicated to reworking my garden plot & also planning big things for 2017! Hoping to grow & raise my own sources of sustenance and have been reaffiliating myself with nature for about 4 months now, transformed my lifestyle now I'm healthier, happier & better in a lot of aspects. Tryna to get back to the roots of living. 36kg down, new perspectives looking forward to a great year with you all.

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Comment by Rob Collings on January 7, 2017 at 12:49

Gota love the BLF cheer squad. True, enthusiastic encouragement is such a great motivator!

A great time for starting the Blog Brendan ... Along with many others, I have found it beneficial to use a word processor (MS Word, notes etc.) if you have a bit of writing, then cut and paste into the blog. This avoids loosing your work if the web site connection goes down before you've posted or saved as draft within the blog. I don't believe pictures will transfer in a cut and paste, so these still have to be transferred into the blog directly.

Comment by Brendan Pepe on January 7, 2017 at 0:37
It'd be great to have you follow along 2017's journey Rob! Not only am I trying to better myself but I'm aspiring to inspire, this is 100 times better now because you all are motivating me just from the comments! Maybe a blog is in order?
Comment by Rob Collings on January 6, 2017 at 20:31

Nice work on the lifestyle Brendan (I'd like to take a leaf out of your book). Your plans for 2017 sound awesome.

Comment by Dave Riley on January 6, 2017 at 18:05

This is exciting!

Comment by Brendan Pepe on January 6, 2017 at 13:13
There's still a lot to do which means it's still a possibility, maybe I can budget in a nice little vlog camera this year and maybe do some time lapse and descriptions possibly. I do have a silver tongue and would love to offer insight and information to anyone pursuing it, in turn I think it'd help my garden greatly. Nice idea Andrew see how it works out.
Comment by Andrew Cumberland on January 5, 2017 at 23:04

We should have video taped all this as a youtube clip mate. 

Comment by Lissa on January 5, 2017 at 20:45

Wonderful :)

Looking forward to it.

Comment by Brendan Pepe on January 5, 2017 at 12:03
Sure thing Lissa, I'll check the blog section out and can hopefully give some insight into my garden for this year :)
Comment by Lissa on January 5, 2017 at 4:34

Good aims for sure Brendan. 

We would love to see pics (a blog?? see menu at top) showing the progression of your garden from over grown to productive.

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