The farmer and wildlife presenter Kate Humble has spent the past 10 months tracking the progress of six couples who have given up the rat race to move to the sticks.
Given the current circumstances, their timing couldn’t be more appropriate. In a six-part series, titled Twice the Life for Half the Price, on Channel 5, Humble observes families pack up their suburban lives and de-camp to the deepest countryside.
While loosening themselves from financial constraints are a unifying factor, their other motivations are all different. One family have nine home-schooled children and needed more space; for years they shared