Noel Higgins from Ireland's Kilkenny has built a beautiful, humble tiny house on wheels that's a delight to the senses.
It's called Teach Nollaig.
Made from locally sourced materials including raw sheep's wool for insulation, it's one of the few tiny homes on wheels in Ireland.
Noel knows well the secrets to living well on a small income and walks the talk.
Simple living, freedom from debt and reducing living costs all go to making life simpler, happier and stress free.
He's knows that tiny house living is a move away from consumerism and there's less room to accumulate stuff that clutters one's life.
One feature I really like is Noel's simple method of water heating. He's created a wood burning stove made from an empty gas cylinder and wound copper piping around the flue.
Not only does it look good, I'm sure it works wonderfully well.
A fifty watt solar panel charging one twelve volt battery provides power for lighting, his laptop and mobile phone.
Teach Nollaig is a wonderful lesson in keeping things simple...
Monday, July 22, 2013
Teach Nollaig. A Beautiful Humble Tiny Home On Wheels In Ireland's Kilkenny...
Posted by The Flying Tortoise at 6:00 AM
Labels: freedom from debt, how to live well on a small income, keeping life simple, kilkenny ireland, living off grid, noel higgins, raw sheep wool insulation, solar power, stress-free living, teach nollaig
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These homes are always so interesting......they are portable and so very inexpensive. They can park virtually anywhere.....in the states that is not always so easy.ReplyDelete
that copper pipe around the flue - is it my memory, or did I see it in the original "Shelter"? all these years, I almost wished for some emergency that would force me to do it - as I remember, You are supposed to fill the pipe with fine sand to keep it round while bending - is that right?ReplyDelete
Don't wait for an emergency Alicja, just do it... you possibly did see something similar in Shelter, and yes, I think sand is part of the process...Delete
This is nice , I wish I could build.ReplyDelete
sure, I do things all the time - just not that one, yetReplyDelete