Most any regular reader of this blog knows that I live in a rural suburb, on just over an acre of land, with chickens as neighbors on the right and cows as neighbors on the left. While our home is only about 10 years old (and is pretty durn modern as far as I’m concerned) someone who lives in the city may think that we’re just a family of rednecks! HA! However, as this blog is about all forms of domestication, and the roads that lead us there, I thought it might be neat to look at the opposite of me – those who live in cities! Our lists of essentials are sure to be different, right?
Living in the inner city is considered glamourous by many, and the proximity to shops and entertainment is definitely a huge bonus to inner city residents. Many people actually choose to move closer to the city for the nightlife, the opportunities for socialisation and the low travel costs associated with public transport and short taxi rides.
There are essentials that come with a different set of scenery to the suburbs, and they aren’t always what you’d expect. With more people comes more security risks, and more chances for someone to break into your home or take things that are yours, so security concerns are definitely at the top of this list.