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I know everything about potatoes.
también significa cuota, distribución
estaba por la zona y averigüe tu teléfono de Rolland, o Rolland me paso tu teléfono
I was in the area and I found your number from Rolland.
Hello, Chris. Nice to meet you.
es solo que
it’s just that we decided to homeschool her.
How do you manage without a steady income? steady [ˈstedɪ]
We have just enough money to get by
gane mucho dinero
I made a lot of money
no duro mucho
it didn’t last long.
- I've got a top-of-the-range company car, a luxurious office, and a personal
- assistant who looks after me and makes me coffee.
- You know, I always thought you'd become somebody really important. You were
- good at everything at school. I really admired you.
desde la ultima vez que te vi
You’ve changed a lot since I last saw you.
mas importante que cualquier cosa
I’m okay, thanks. Both Isla and I think that family life is more important than anything else. And I want to be around for Sienna.
you'll enjoy it. Can you imagine anywhere more peaceful than this?
por favor ponte comodo
siempre que alguien viene a casa
Please make yourself at home.
ni a zack ni a mi nos gusta
- but neither Zack nor I like the
- education system in this country.
supongo que tu también eres comunista o anarquista
I suppose you're either communists or anarchists.
se haces sentir aburrido y convencional
You make me feel boring and conventional.
fuiste siempre muy bueno conmigo
you were always very good to me.
las cosas no son tan buenas como te conte el otro día
Things aren't as good as I told you the other day.
si te puedo ayudar de alguna manera
if I can help in any way ... You can either come home for a chat or come and work on the allotment any time you want.
ing como sujeto
Having children, I think that changes many peoples’ perspectives.
I do think peoples’ lifestyles and values have changed over the last 10 years,
Zack doesn’t have strong political beliefs.
to be unwell estar indispuesto
Sienna isn’t at school because she is unwell
means, literally, to disconnect your house from the electric power lines that pollute the environment. Instead, people living off-the-grid use cleaner energy sources,
use cleaner energy sources, such as solar and wind power.
- use cleaner energy sources, such as solar and wind power.
- living closer to nature, where you can grow
- your own food.
spend less money, so they live in smaller homes and own fewer possessions.
Most of these people don’t drive cars.
prefer to get back in touch with nature.
Getting back to the simple life has many advantages,but it’s not so easy.
- when the electricity goes out, either you fix
- it yourself or live without it.
life off-the-grid also requires many different skills
agua con gas