Episode 3, so far I am enjoying the show although it won’t be to everyone’s taste.
After all, so far its been 90% camping and farming.
The first argument happened, but they discuss it all.
They of course have to get used to each other, seems to work out.
I like the younger couple more.
The participants are not annoying and not allergic to hard work, which is a rarity.
Can’t help smiling at the younger woman walking around in her bloomers.
The outfits are sort of ok but don’t really shout Victorian to me.
I am not an expert in homesteaders in Victorian Canada and I’m pretty sure people dressed the way they wanted there, far away from civilisation, but just a pair of dungarees (denim overalls) and shirts somehow don’t do it for me.
A little too easy.
Nice to see the women doing harder and harder work, carrying complete trees through the woods.
These Victorian pioneers were stronger than most of us modern wimps.
I wish they explained why they went for the vertical log cabin design, not the horizontal one.
The weather is extreme, either so hot the bugs eat the pioneers alive, or so cold and rainy, the entire place is flooded.
The storm is fantastic though, I’d love it.
Time to start work on the first house, Very nice to watch.
Building it seems to go rather well, and fast.
The horizontal logs work and the design now makes sense.
One of the contestants has back problems, the production team seems to have given him medications.
Not very authentic, but they don’t really have a choice I guess, without the meds, he wouldn’t be able to work for possibly weeks, or even leave.
Time to kill their first animal, the rooster.
I’ve been taught to pull and twist the neck, breaking it and severing the nerves at the same time, not cutting the head off.
But simply doing that is the best way if you’re not experienced.
Seems like the didn’t want to show the actual decapitation in the end.
Are they seriously shaving the woman’s leg now?
I don’t even understand why women do this in modern times, let alone in that situation.
The bugs are horrific, they should have brought a few good Victorian household books, there are plenty of tips in those.
Maybe they should wash even less.
A layer of dirt and spending all day near the smoke of open fires might help as well.
The water in the tent must drive them crazy as well and also the lack of privacy.
I don’t get why two of them don’t sleep in the wagon, some tarpaulin over the top, done.
Alas, they keep some of the food in plastic bags.
Not sure if this is a demand by the Health & Safety people or just lack of inspiration and imagination to find something more authentic, or just not being bothered to put the plastic bag inside a paper bag or some fabric.
The hut looks adorable, so cosy.
They are talking about hanky panky in the tent now, which is embarrassing but also hysterical.
They all sure seem very easy talking about getting romantic.
This show is addictive.
I want to see how the other house comes along next!