Urban Dreams Rural Realities: In Pursuit of the Good Life

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Urban Dreams Rural Realities: In Pursuit of the Good Life

Post: #10499 Tigerhair
Tue Feb 07, 2006 11:34 am

By Daniel Butler, Bel Crewe ISBN: 067101580X

Bought this a while back and enjoyed it. Daniel wanted to be self-sufficient-ish and Bel had no idea. They met, fell in love, got pregnant and moved from London to Wales.

I guess I am the eternal optimist like Daniel, but I enjoyed the way Bel managed to come round to the whole idea - bit by bit. And began loving to grow vegetables etc.
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Post: #10529 Karen_D
Tue Feb 07, 2006 2:33 pm

I got that from the library some time ago and loved it. Nabbed a copy when it turned up cheap in a charity shop.

Not a "how to" book, but you do pick up some interesting tips along the way (why you shouldn't feed coffee grounds to pigs!) and it's inspiring in places too. I think Bel's pessimism is what makes it so good.


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