I have a bit of an off-grid fantasy, so I liked this article at The Tyee: Bamfield’s Unlikely Off-Gridders.
Canadian off-gridders come in many varieties. There are those who pinch no pennies to recreate the comforts and conveniences of a typical suburban home. There are the minimalists, who shop for their every necessity off the Lehman’s non-electric catalogue. And then there are a few hardcore types who simply make do with salvaged goods from second-hand stores and a wealth of creativity.
Jan and Nelson are members of the latter group. While temporarily rooted in a home erected around their repurposed camper, they’re not compromising on their dream sustainable home, which continues to grow into its final shape day by day, nut by bolt, by way of sheer muscular force and ecological imagination. But none of this is what makes them one of a kind. [continue]
Can you spot connection this article has to Gabriola?
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