|25 Feb 2022|
Donna Lavell is no stranger to sharing her home with people. In her 20s, she lived in share houses in Sydney's inner suburbs; later, after buying a home in Newcastle, she offered up her spare rooms to friends in need, housemates and Airbnb guests.
Now, at 61, she's decided to build a home with three women she met less than a year ago.
"I have such a good experience of sharing spaces with people," she says. "It just makes more sense to me."
Donna — along with her future housemates Joanne, Lisa, and Sarah — has secured a plot of land inside Narara Ecovillage — an "intentional community" of more than 100 people on the NSW Central Coast.
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