Ben Fogles...New lives in The Wild UK

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Ben Fogles...New lives in The Wild UK

Post: #285896 happyhippy
Sun Nov 22, 2015 5:37 pm

Anyone been watching this?I've watched all his series and have been enjoying the latest,which is on atm.Ive particularly enjoyed last week,which focused on Emma Orbacks life in Pembrokeshire.What a lady she is!Wow,very inspiring!

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Post: #285897 diggernotdreamer
Sun Nov 22, 2015 7:11 pm

I have been watching, Emma Orbach is quite well known for her lifestyle, having started up the Brithdir Mawr commune some years ago. I think if you are going to go off grid, that is the way to do it, I can't quite get my head round the whole charging up batteries thing and dumping surplus electricity.

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Re: Ben Fogles...New lives in The Wild UK

Post: #285899 mamos
Mon Nov 23, 2015 7:56 am

I have seen two of the UK ones so far and both were inspirational to be honest

Emma is a pioneer to be sure and I don't think many people in this country could live like that and be happy.

It is my plan to build a low impact roundhouse and live in a simple way but we will have a few more facilities than Emma but no much.

The fist one with Stig and Dinah Mason was fascinating. What a family. I would like to meet them some day

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Re: Ben Fogles...New lives in The Wild UK

Post: #285920 baldybloke
Tue Nov 24, 2015 6:45 pm

Apparently Emma came from my home town of Devizes. As she is only a couple of years older than me I've been racking my brains as if I might have once met her.
Has anyone seen the plot, I seem to have lost mine?

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Re: Ben Fogles...New lives in The Wild UK

Post: #285921 happyhippy
Tue Nov 24, 2015 8:55 pm

Baldy Bloke,yes I also live in Devizes!lol Someone at work apparently knew Emma from school!


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