Author: Krzysztof Lis

  • My tiny off-grid house on Google Street View

    From time to time I go on Google Maps or other similar sites to check for the new satelite images of my property, in good resolution. A couple of weeks ago I stumbled upon the new images on Google Maps. Not only those photos finally have better resolution, but also my tiny house can be […]

  • Photovoltaic fun

    Not so long ago I wrote here about my new deep cycle batteries. I also got a solar charge controller and two 10 Wp solar panels. One of those I am giving away on my other Polish blog to readers, the other is going to be used on my property for the composting toilet. Almost 1,5 […]

  • “The Dirty Life” – review

    Having a week off I finally managed to read one of the books I got for Christmas — “The Dirty Life: On Farming, Food, and Love” by Kristin Kimball. It is a pleasand to read book written by 30-something-yo woman from New York, who met Mark — an interesting man running a farm, and moved […]

  • Two new deep cycle batteries

    Who said you can’t have your own alternative energy source for emergencies if you’re living in an apartment? Having some cash at hand at the end of december, I bought online two large deep cycle batteries, of capacity 140 Ah and 100 Ah. The larger one was a bit broken (piece of plastic broke, but […]

  • Episode 20: new idea for walls

    The least I wanted to have done by the end of the year was to close the building, something we call here in Poland: raw closed building. It should have all the walls, windows and doors. But not necessarily ale the stuff inside. I was not able to spend 2-3 weeks in a row during […]