Looking for an alternative way of living, Nick Weston escaped from the London rat-race to live entirely off the land, building his own tree house in a secret location deep in the woods of Sussex for six months. The Tree House Diaries chronicles this amazing real lifeBoy's Own adventure, from the construction of his tree house (complete with hot shower, compost loo and double bed) to the planting of his vegetable patch. The diaries contain practical information on every project undertaken, with delicious recipes made from natural produce; incorporating anything that Nick could catch, shoot, forage or grow. The book is illustrated with fascinating step-by-step photographs.
Witness all of Nick's trials and errors and the highs and lows of tree house life each day usually ending with a glass of home brewed nettle beer and a wistful yearning for the time when the elderflower champagne could be popped open! The Tree House Diaries is an inspiring tale that shows how it is possible to unplug from the modern world and live the dream off-grid.