Take A Look Around This Guy's Cabin: He Lives Off The Grid Deep In Woods In Wales

Submitted by: fancylad 6 months ago in Lifestyle Weird


(Although, technically isn't he still on the grid since he's wired for the internet?)
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Female 8,444
Wales. I know Wales. You can't get very deep in the woods before you come out the other side. My brother lived in a bothy this size for over a decade.... although its getting harder to do as planning and land prices have put even Wales out of reach- unlike the 60's when me Mother bought two houses for an ounce of Old Holborn and a pint.
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Male 5,236
https://s9.postimg.org/judumebpb/IMG_20180227_083958.jpg


Well this is where i live, i'm in an island in the middle of mediterranean sea. Today with snow, a very unusual event that happen like once every 15 years. The house is done with stones and wood and yes i have internet connection but only wi fi ,no cables. I get the water from an artesian pit and the first village is like 15 km away from here. I live here allways not once in a while.



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Male 8,660
piperfawn Piper, that's beautiful! I love it. Your two dogs seem to be trying to understand what all the white stuff is. Have you ever found any Roman coins on that island? There's got to be some interesting archaeological relics on there somewhere.
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Male 5,236
squrlz4ever no roman coins, but there is some ship wreck from romans. Anyway this island have an history much more old than roman civilization. You can found many "nuraghic" building. Being in the middle of mediterranean sea this place was well traveled by many civilizations, egyptians, phoenixes, greeks, arabs. Someone says that this is the real Atlantide. The shardans, the bodyguards of the pharaohs comes from this island. Here a link about some interesting relic https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Giants_of_Mont%27e_Prama

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Male 12,263
That's pretty decent.  But is this really off the grid?  Power and internet? i didn't see any solar panels or windmills or battery compartments.. (i admit i only skimmed the video).
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Male 44,429
If he's posting videos online he is not "off the grid"
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Male 8,660
That's phenomenal. I've never seen that building technique before. Apparently, he uses cob, which is nothing but a mix of straw, unfired clay dirt, and water. I'm wondering if adding some coats of boiled linseed oil onto the wood would be an improvement. I love the use of natural-form wood inside, such as on the ladder up into the loft.

Update: I spent about 45 minutes watching this guy's videos. His abilities are impressive. Using scrap material and logs he harvests himself, he's able to build just about anything.
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6,390
Why is anybody impressed about someone living "off-the-grid".
In America there's hundreds of thousands people who live off the grid we typically called them "homeless" :-/
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Male 17,664
He probably pays more than the cost of building in his annual council tax. 
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Male 44,429
He's build Hagrid's cottage 
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Male 5,380
Gerry1of1 I agree with this!

Also, same question I asked of Hagrid's cottage...where was the toilet?
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Male 44,429
kalron27    Bucket in the corner..... a big, big bucket
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