I’m a 35 year-old woman. I was born and raised in France, then I lived abroad from age 20 to 32 (UK, SE Asia, Australia, USA, Canada and Ireland) and since 2015 I’ve been back in France … working 9 to 5 , paying a mortgage, etc. This is absolutely not the kind of life I want to live. My whole life I’ve had two dreams, one is finding my soulmate and marrying him and the other one is living a simple life in harmony with nature. It’s definitely time to make my dreams happen! :)
For now I’m just preparing myself, like I’m educating myself about self-sufficient living, looking for land, etc., and I’m hoping to make a move within the next couple of years. I’m pretty flexible about location, could pretty much settle anywhere in the world but wouldn’t mind staying in France. No wilderness here but there is still some quite remote and affordable land.
Ideally I would like to do this with a partner so thought I’d reach out here. ;-) If you’re a male, 30 to 45, tall (I’m 5’11 and only interested in taller men) and on the same wavelengths as me as far as living a simple life and all, feel free to get in touch. Would love to get to know about you and see if we could click.
Nope I am not your Mr Right( too old, half an inch too short and already happily in a relationship ) but welcome to Permies I too live in France , north Anjou area and I think that france is a great place to settle and wish you luck on your adventure . If we can be of any assistance let us know .Lots of property round here for sale
Living in Anjou , France,
For the many not for the few
hi. tania, I am not your Mr right neither, since I am married, I just want to tell you that me too just started my permacultureproject in a 7 hectares property, already build myself a dome cabin in that property, and currently building a dome home in another property, so my advice would be look for semi desertic land if you dont have already one, that way is more challenging, to turn a degraded land into a forrest, and also cheaper to buy, hahaha, I am just starting to rehydrate the land using a keyline design, ponds and swales, that is the first thing to do. once that is done. the rest should be easier, according to sepp holzer that is the more important thing to do. (the water) second step, is to follow geoff lawton and bill morrison principles, third step is to use the fukuoka method. to spread seeds. just like sepp holzer do too. well. at least that is what I am trying to do. but I just started, well , now, a little bit about me. like you. I have been moving around a lot. lived in the us and canada for a few years, also in england for a year, now I am back in mexico and ready to settle. if you have any question, please let me know. I speak english and spanish, and I am trying to improve my french, so maybe we could exchange permaculture ideas and tips. or even you could help me improve my french hahahah.
so salut. et au revoir.
I was really hoping to get out to France this month to do my PDC As a present to myself for turning forty in December, but then the damn Rona hit! I had to cancel my plans 😢 I was secretly hoping I’d meet someone while I was out There, because what better place to meet a partner than At a PDC or permaculture convergence?
I love that you’ve live abroad. I lived in AUS and nz for two years. We should swap stories.
Im a cArpenter in Portland, Oregon. Things grow so easily in this beautiful part of the states! But Portland city is burning down, (which is only a slight exaggeration🙄), and I hope to find a piece of property outside the city. Right now I live in an apartment in the city and I’m helping everyone else with their gardens. 😢
But have similar dreams ,.. I’m in the US and am educating myself to make my dream come true to be li I g completely off grid
I’m thinking Alaska or Florida
Give me a call
I have a large vessel ( 55 foot boat ) that could be the platform
Hi there please contact me would love to talk with you get to know you you can find me on Facebook jeffrey Ryan Penn state graduate born in Chicago. We have so many things in common. BTW I have a pink tie on in my profile picture to help you find my profile. Hope to hear from you.
I'm single, tall and the right age, but alas, I am far from you. You would also be jealous of my mastiff, who sleeps with me (and tears up the bedspread).
"Things that will destroy man: Politics without principle; pleasure without conscience; wealth without work; knowledge without character; business without morality; science without humanity; worship without sacrifice." -- Mohandas Gandhi
Not only an I not tall, or middle aged, I'm not even male! I'm a 20 year old female. I study biological sciences and love being outdoors. I am really interested in living off grid. The thought of it makes me so excited however living off grid doesn't mean I want to be living alone like some hermit. I'd like to make a sort of tiny estate with like-minded people where we could all help one another and live in nature.
I am curious. We Americans tend to feel that the USA is the best country in the world. I am very skeptical. How would you rate the different countries you have lived in. I would need 2 inch heals to meet you height requirements.
Thoreau or anyone who is living or wanting this lifestyle, Would you be willing to talk to me?
I would absolutely love to live a self sustaining lifestyle. I live in a remote area and is very hard to have social interaction.
Hello I am 42 6’2” tall at 220 pounds.
I live in the mountains of Montana. I have spent the last few years building infrastructure for a small farm to support us.
We have spring water for drinking and irrigation, trees and stones for building.
I am looking for a partner that is interested in this lifestyle. Or even friends that would like to help each other live easier and cheaper.
Are you still looking? I am happy to share more about my self if you are.
Hi Lara I am happy to talk to you. I am living off grid on a mountain top trying to live closer to the land. My cousin and I started our homestead about 16 years ago. It’s been a lot of work and a lot of fun. Tell me about your self.
I have such a place. I live in mississippi warm most the time and im looking for a few good people to live off the grid. Your kind of young but it you have a guy you want to bring its cool to.. text me 2282235063 and lets chat..
Hello didn't give any information about yourself but I live off grid for 5 years I have one property that's on the grid and 18 Acres Off the Grid which I'm trying to establish as a farm but I'm looking for a partner you didn't stay hold your I'm 67 ,5 foot 8 and white male if you are interested you can't contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org
Emma, you made me laugh. Haha. I am the hermit you describe living off grid for years now on seven acres woods and fields. It is great and I could not go back to living and working and Boston. I had all the skills ( house building, welding, running equipment, logging etc.) and grew up on a tree farm which really helped me out. Go for it and see how you like it and at your age especially go for it with others. For the most part I like my hermit life and call my lifestyle my cocoon. I build and sell handy man (and women) type things so meet with people now and then. I also go into town to get supplies and groceries every two or three weeks and bump into people. With the internet, I can keep in contact with a bunch of people. With all the chores and work plus a schedule I keep and periodic socialization, I have not gone totally feral yet...although my beard seems to be growing bushier and faster! I think that is very smart for you to realize about the loneliness factor because it is a major factor most people do not consider. No need to be a hermit. Get some friends and go for it and stay out of debt. Staying out of debt is a biggy for me. Good luck.
Hey no one is Mr right but I own 22ha of land catalonia region would love to show you round my area I'm 6'3 be nice to have someone tall to show around hah anyway 31 years old be nice to get to know each other more x