by NICK ROSEN on SEPTEMBER 30, 2010 - 3 Comments in SPIRIT
Angela Long is a poet and writer who has lived off the grid for the past three years. Visit her blog.
“I wrote Notes from Off the Grid here, last summer, in the cabin where I’m sitting right now. We live in an area of Naikoon Provincial Park that’s off-the-grid. There aren’t many of us here–about a dozen others officially off-grid. We’re not an intentional community–just a bunch of people who ended up out here (some have been here since the 70s), who like this lifestyle (and living in a forest along a magnificent beach). There’s a wind turbine on the property where I live that provides enough power to fuel my laptop, internet connection, and a few other low-voltage luxuries.”
Notes from Off the Grid
i.) The road
First there’s a sign:
Proceed with Caution: Narrow, Winding Road. (more…)