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Across Swallowtail, hedgerows have been added to create a network of green lanes, but guests are free to trundle through the tall grass or stroll under the oak and chestnut trees. I met my 10,000 steps easily enough walking between my cottage and the farm’s shop, to recharge my lamps, get fresh ice for the coolbox, or restock the logs – wheelbarrowing them back to base. The pleasure is in the novelty of living off-grid, and having the time and stillness to appreciate what that brings: dragonflies darting around at dusk; the night sky lit up by stars in the absence of light pollution; crickets chirping; and the flash of a rabbit’s tail as it darts through the hedgerow. And the happiness of watching my partner gleefully build fires and burn things on them (sometimes logs, sometimes dinner). … [Read more...] about Idyllic English pastoral: an off-grid cottage holiday in East Sussex