sacking off the mortgage/job/bills and living on a farm, rearing chickens, growing your own veg, doing a few odd jobs and living THE DREAM.
I think about this all the time.
One of my friends has done this. He lives in Bordeaux and fixes things for people in exchange for some potatoes and bread. He seems very happy.
fuck this mundane bullshit - decent internet connection is all I'd need. the rest of the modern trappings can go fuck themselves.