It's not easy being green, Dick Strawbridge - Yay or nay?

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It's not easy being green, Dick Strawbridge - Yay or nay?

Post: #237321 Clarry
Sun Jul 03, 2011 9:25 pm

Hi :wave:

Has anyone read 'It's not easy being green' by Dick Strawbridge?

I didn't catch it on the tv so I'm wondering if it's worth buying (£5.19 on amazon)

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Re: It's not easy being green, Dick Strawbridge - Yay or nay

Post: #237328 MKG
Sun Jul 03, 2011 10:09 pm

Dick Strawbridge, I've always thought, is the Heath Robinson of the self-sufficient world. I don't mean that as a criticism - I love reading and watching his stuff. But he comes up with some excruciatingly impractical solutions. Having said that, in doing so he deftly introduces you to all of the pitfalls and problems involved. The world could do with more Strawbridges.

So a definite Yay from me.

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Re: It's not easy being green, Dick Strawbridge - Yay or nay

Post: #237339 Annpan
Mon Jul 04, 2011 8:56 am

I *think* I got it out of the library some years ago and it was a bit rubbish.... I seem to remember there was very little content in it, more of a shiny coffee table book companion of the TV series.... I'll have a look to see if I wrote a review at the time....


you should however all own a copy of the SSish bible.... you know that right?? :mrgreen: :mrgreen:
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Re: It's not easy being green, Dick Strawbridge - Yay or nay

Post: #237340 clanpowell
Mon Jul 04, 2011 8:59 am

I've got his practical selfsufficiency book and that is really good. If the one you are looking at is anything like it I would say get it. Then, submit a review on here so the rest of us can see if it is any good!

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Re: It's not easy being green, Dick Strawbridge - Yay or nay

Post: #237342 Annpan
Mon Jul 04, 2011 9:09 am

Nope, can't find it so I may well be misremembering (ie. talking crap) ignore me



but you do all own a copy of the SSish bible though.... right??? :mrgreen: :lol:
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Re: It's not easy being green, Dick Strawbridge - Yay or nay

Post: #237344 Clarry
Mon Jul 04, 2011 9:40 am

Annpan wrote:but you do all own a copy of the SSish bible though.... right??? :mrgreen: :lol:


:lol: Yes, I most certainly do!

I think for a fiver it will be worth a read, cheers :thumbright:


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