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arobwk

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Temporary off-grid living
« on: July 08, 2019, 09:34:14 pm »
I'm considering some sort of temporary off-grid existence while I get intrusive structural repairs done to my house.  I expect family would variously put up with me for quite a few weeks, but I think I prefer to go off-grid (or find a cheap, dog-friendly camp site) instead.
I am, of course, constrained by the "28-day rule" although I reckon I can legitimately extend that to 56 days by also using land adjacent, over which I have legal access for "all purposes". 

Key thing, I reckon, is to talk to neighbours so they know what I am up to!  Otherwise ...
I can do compost toilet, 500w of elec' power (I was v impressed by very old gifted Honda gen' performance last w/end), brewing/cooking on gas stoves or charcoal BBQ. 

I'm having to think about how to keep laptop charged so I can keep up with TAS posts, but I can keep web access by upping my mob' data provision and using mobile as hot-spot.
Is there some other fundamental thing I have not considered above that might turn my off-grid experience into a disaster ?
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