Timeless Simplicity

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Timeless Simplicity

Post: #224666 oldjerry
Thu Feb 24, 2011 10:44 pm

Too much politics/economy/hassle/monkey business for me to be involved in at present,so I turn to my fave book: Timeless Simplicity,Creative living in a consumer society. by John Lane . Totally good bloke,big cheese in the Schumacher / Dartington place in Devon.Hard book to get hold of now.Free if you pm me,just pass it on.It's excellent.Anyone else read it?

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Re: Timeless Simplicity

Post: #224687 Susie
Fri Feb 25, 2011 10:11 am

Don't give it away if it's your favourite! Keep it! :cheers:

(Am I spectacularly missing the point of the simple philosophy? :wink: ).
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Re: Timeless Simplicity

Post: #224693 bonniethomas06
Fri Feb 25, 2011 11:11 am

Sounds like my kind of book OJ - I'll read and pass it on!

Will PM you my address, let me know if you need any postage dosh.
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Re: Timeless Simplicity

Post: #224701 oldjerry
Fri Feb 25, 2011 1:54 pm

It's on it's way.

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Re: Timeless Simplicity

Post: #224703 bonniethomas06
Fri Feb 25, 2011 2:04 pm

Thanks! Looking forward to it. :thumbright:
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Re: Timeless Simplicity

Post: #224714 okra
Fri Feb 25, 2011 5:32 pm

That's another one to add to the read list

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Re: Timeless Simplicity

Post: #224806 bonniethomas06
Sat Feb 26, 2011 7:54 pm

Received this morning, thanks OJ, will read with interest.
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Re: Timeless Simplicity

Post: #224810 oldjerry
Sat Feb 26, 2011 9:41 pm

Hope you enjoy it,if you do pass it on (but Cyprus might cost a bit!) if not,stick it on the woodburner. Best Wishes.

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Re: Timeless Simplicity

Post: #224814 Milims
Sat Feb 26, 2011 10:52 pm

Sounds wonderful - I'd love to read it if you fancy posting it this way BonnieT :iconbiggrin:
Let us be lovely
And let us be kind
Let us be silly and free
It won't make us famous
It won't make us rich
But damn it how happy we'll be!
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Re: Timeless Simplicity

Post: #224816 dave45
Sat Feb 26, 2011 11:34 pm

is there an e-book version?

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Re: Timeless Simplicity

Post: #224824 oldjerry
Sun Feb 27, 2011 7:45 am

Doubt it,I've never seen it even in 'alternative' bookshops,,I got it from the NCAT 6 years ago.It's not the holy grail,but just comforting in a sort of Quakerish way.

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Re: Timeless Simplicity

Post: #224826 southeast-isher
Sun Feb 27, 2011 9:00 am

I got this for my sister for Christmas.

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Re: Timeless Simplicity

Post: #224827 Milims
Sun Feb 27, 2011 10:05 am

I found it on Amazon last night. There's a Look Inside feature and you can read the first and last bits - it's wonderful!
Let us be lovely
And let us be kind
Let us be silly and free
It won't make us famous
It won't make us rich
But damn it how happy we'll be!
Edward Monkton


Member of the Ish Weight Loss Club since 10/1/11 Started at 12st 8 and have lost 8lb so far!

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Re: Timeless Simplicity

Post: #224848 dave45
Sun Feb 27, 2011 4:47 pm

... and Clifford Harper illustrations too :-)


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