One of my favourite blogs is As The Crow Flies.
Long distance hiking, primitive cabin dwelling, hermit life
Crow actually lives my philosophy of Voluntary Simplicity. I admire her.
Here she explains why a simple cabin is far superior to a modern “home”.
… When it’s dark, you know it’s dark. When it’s cold outside, you know it’s cold.
If you want heat, you go chop wood. If you want water, you need to melt some snow.
If the cabin burns down, you need to figure out a new shelter. But that’s all it is—shelter.
Some people think my life is harder than for people who live in a house. I can tell you, from my house sitting experiences, that I have far more time and far less chores to do than a house dweller. …
read more – Shelter vs House