A Greener Life: The Modern Country Compendium

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David & Charles, Sep 10, 2007 - Nature - 256 pages
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Green living is an obviously important trend with the environment being at the forefront of global concerns Beautiful and informative, this book is highly inspirational for anyone who dreams of living a simple and rewarding lifestyle A Greener Life is a comprehensive guide to being more self-sufficient in everyday life. Informative, witty and practical, this inspirational book shows readers how to adopt a more natural and harmonious way of life regardless of the size of their home or garden. Readers will learn to grow their own vegetables, use alternative energies, learn to knit, use natural paints, keep livestock and bees, and much more. From baking bread to home brewing, A Greener Life shows readers how to live the good life in a healthy, organic way.
 

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User Review  - briantomlin - LibraryThing

While quite useful as a direct guidebook to all aspects of rural living, this book offers far more to people who never intend to live a rural lifestyle. The wonder of this book is that it encompasses ... Read full review

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User Review  - keylawk - LibraryThing

With "seasonal diary" and Index, citing the science and experiences of countryside living in the United Kingdom, but deliberately "Americanized" and supplied with urban applications. No-nonsense ... Read full review

Contents

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9
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IV
76
V
92
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144
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174
VIII
218
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X
248
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About the author (2007)

Clarissa Dickson Wright, formerly of 'Two Fat Ladies' fame, has seven cookery books and one Food Anthology to her name. Since then she has starred with Johnny Scott in three series of Clarissa and the Countryman for BBC2 and they have co-authored three books on the series: Clarissa and the Countryman, Sally Forth and Sunday Roast.

Johnny Scott is a keen shot and excellent horseman. As a farmer, naturalist and historian, he has written for many newspapers and magazines. He studied farming on three continents, was a jackaroo, miner, lumberjack and brakeman in the British bobsleigh team before returning to farm hefted black-face sheep in southern Scotland.

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