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Meet Mrs Bilbo Baggins: Oxford Graduate Quits Society to Live a Hobbit-Style Existence in a Mud Roundhouse in Welsh Hills

Offbeat  (tags: Meet Mrs Bilbo Baggins: Oxford graduate )

- 1941 days ago -
The 58-year-old has spent the past 13 years living with no electricity in her self-built roundhouse, generating her own power and growing her own food.

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Roseann d (178)
Saturday December 29, 2012, 1:57 pm
Very interesting. I don't think I could be quite as dedicated, but it looks like it would be fun to visit and experience how things were done in the past.. Love the glow-y first photo of her abode. Looks very cozy and like stepping back in time. Amazing how humans can adapt if necessary.

Roseann d (178)
Saturday December 29, 2012, 2:00 pm
Awww, someone deliver this lady the pizza she craves!

Past Member (0)
Saturday December 29, 2012, 9:15 pm
This is beautiful.

Past Member (0)
Sunday December 30, 2012, 3:24 am
Interesting, simple life, simple pleasures, contentment.

Ancil S (175)
Sunday December 30, 2012, 4:07 am
I wish I had the courage to live off the grid like she has.But I guess,if push comes to shove,we all could.It'll be difficult at first,then get easier as time went on,,,,,maybe.

Suzanne L (98)
Sunday December 30, 2012, 1:17 pm
More power to her.

Past Member (0)
Sunday December 30, 2012, 4:11 pm
Thanks for this article.

Süheyla C (234)
Tuesday January 1, 2013, 11:24 am
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