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to jack it all in and become a dipsomaniac hermit?

(27 Posts)
Vroomfondel Thu 30-Jun-11 22:46:33

I just can't be dealing with real life any more.

my brain can't take it.

i fuck up too many times.

So i've decided to retire to a nice quiet cave somewhere alonw, with wine and gin and not engage with real life any more.

spiderslegs Thu 30-Jun-11 22:58:07

It's not the worst option.


DogsBestFriend Thu 30-Jun-11 22:58:56

Only if I can join you.

<<she who has had a shit week>>

spiderslegs Thu 30-Jun-11 22:59:21

What are the fuck-ups (really don't care - probably been there)

BitOfFun Thu 30-Jun-11 22:59:54

I thought that that's what mumsnet regulars did anyway? Or am I early to the trend?

LadyThumb Thu 30-Jun-11 23:00:23

I'm in (we'll need a mansion, though, 'cos I suspect there's lots of us who want to join you)!

Flojo1979 Thu 30-Jun-11 23:00:28

If u can afford it why not?

AnnieLobeseder Thu 30-Jun-11 23:01:25

I don't fancy a cave, a bit dark and damp. I want to live in a cottage in the middle of a forest. Peace and quiet.....


BehindLockNumberNine Thu 30-Jun-11 23:08:25

I often dream of abandoning 'real life' (as in work, colleagues, friends, dc's schools and society on the whole) and move to deepest darkets rural wales to go completely self-sufficient.

I would love the peace and quiet.

Have discovered I am no good around people. I get nervous, say stupid things which come back to bite me in the bum weeks or months later. sad

Hermit is the way to go. Definately.

calypso2008 Thu 30-Jun-11 23:12:13

I'm already living the

BornCalamity Thu 30-Jun-11 23:12:34

i am truly incompetent in so many aspects of normal life.

i can't do housework.

i can't cook

i don'e understand money.

i don't get politics

i have no interest in tennis.

i just don't care about stuff that riles other people.

i do like wine and books.

BornCalamity Thu 30-Jun-11 23:12:47

ah. and I am Vroom in a new guise.

spiderslegs Thu 30-Jun-11 23:17:34

I live in deepest darkest Wales with not so much as a mile of sheep betwixt me & the next human.

I got locked in a bedroom with the darling Spiders yesterday - Mr Spiders not back for 48 hours.

Not so fun.

We got out.


Omigawd Thu 30-Jun-11 23:32:27

The Agnostic Nunnery.....

Portofino Thu 30-Jun-11 23:35:01

I could do an agnostic nunnery I think - as long as there was wine.

Portofino Thu 30-Jun-11 23:39:00

We need a MN retreat. Somewher with open space so if you felt so inclined you could run round sceaming a lot. But also with sunbeds a quiet area so that others could relax and enjoy a break from "mum, can I" sort of stuff.

Omigawd Fri 01-Jul-11 00:05:50

An Agnostic Nunnery should make its own wine :-)

ChaosTrulyReigns Fri 01-Jul-11 00:07:28

Room for a grumpster?

posterofagirl Fri 01-Jul-11 00:15:44

I moved to rural Wales to be a hermit after my divorce and ended up remarried with a baby!
Nunnery seems a better ideagrin

Gotabookaboutit Fri 01-Jul-11 00:38:17

Live in darkest Wales and not coming out except for wine,books and occasional theater fix.

spiderslegs Fri 01-Jul-11 00:57:06

Ohh - Gotabook - where are you?

kreecherlivesupstairs Fri 01-Jul-11 06:14:28

It's not all sunshine and roses. I am soon to leave my hermitry for a life amongst other people wink

Gotabookaboutit Fri 01-Jul-11 09:22:45

Midwales - Spiderslegs,you?

fallenninja Fri 01-Jul-11 09:32:38

Oh oh annie I live in the forest!! Nearest neighbour 1mile away, nearest shop 5 miles away. Still living the dream of powercuts and diesel generators if a tree falls on the electrcity cable. Sigh ... it may aswell be a cave ...

I also often dream of going to live more in the middle of nowhere. Fresh start somewhere else.

serajen Fri 01-Jul-11 09:48:59

I'm in. Not interested in:


Living in the wrong country/era, me thinks

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