Why is it that the more advanced our society becomes, the unhappier we
are? Seeking an answer from the only honest perspective, Tobias Jones and
his wife opened up their family home and ten acre woodland to those
going through crises in their lives, or suffering from depression,
addiction and loneliness. They will encounter extraordinary people:
from 'Roadkill Kev' to 'Mary Poppins'; build a chapel, raise pigs and
encounter both violent antagonism and astounding generosity. At the same
time, they will open themselves, their children and their ideals up to
the most demanding of judgements and transformations.
Five years on, they think they are on to something. To sit down to eat together, to work on the land, to have no tolerance for drugs but a lot of tolerance for change" it takes time and many mistakes, but they have found a way to help people. This is the story of how.
A Place of Refuge: An Experiment in Communal Living - The Story of Windsor Hill Wood - Tobias Jones
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