Meet Margaret Gallagher. She’s lived in the same house in Northern Ireland’s County Fermanagh for her entire 77 years. The house, bought by her grandparents in 1887 has no electricity, no running water, no piped in gas. Gallagher loves it. Wakes up at dawn, collects logs and turf for burning, puts a kettle on for tea. The family never had the means to upgrade the house, but Gallagher is glad they didn’t. “I am doing it because I like doing it, not because I am a hippy, that I think it’s new and fashionable.” The BBC put out a short, charming video about Gallagher, watch below.

 

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