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ken68
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Post: #63 ken68
Fri Nov 05, 2004 1:49 pm

Does anyone know what happened to John Seymour, the author. The last I heard he was living in Wales with a self sufficiency group.

Oscar

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Post: #64 Oscar
Fri Nov 05, 2004 3:34 pm

Sadly the great man has died about a month ago I think.
He has left a legacy that will motivate many generations to come.
:( :( :(

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Post: #69 ken68
Sat Nov 06, 2004 8:29 am

Agree...Oscar... he certainly inspired me. Read he was being looked after by a lady disciple.Will try to look up obit.

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Post: #70 Andy Hamilton
Sat Nov 06, 2004 11:44 am

ken68 wrote:Agree...Oscar... he certainly inspired me. Read he was being looked after by a lady disciple.Will try to look up obit.


I am afraid it is true, the ledgend died on the 14th September this year aged 90. self-sufficiency.net have an obituary for him

http://www.self-sufficiency.net/ - if you want to read it.

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Post: #71 ken68
Sat Nov 06, 2004 12:21 pm

Thanks Andy...another 'favourite' site. Funny can't remembner seeing him on TV, perhaps local showings. Have ordered the NEW complete Book of S/S from the library.Cheers.

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Post: #72 Andy Hamilton
Sat Nov 06, 2004 1:13 pm

ken68 wrote:Thanks Andy...another 'favourite' site. Funny can't remembner seeing him on TV, perhaps local showings. Have ordered the NEW complete Book of S/S from the library.Cheers.


I went into waterstones looking for Johns books the other day and they said he was out of print. The NEW book sounds interesting, is it an updated version of the 70's classic? So does this mean that John is back in print in this country??
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Post: #198 Tracey Smith
Thu Dec 02, 2004 9:03 am

A friend of mine picked up the updated version for me a few months ago and I must say, it is an excellent resource.

I was in the UK in early November and saw a few copies in one of those bargain basement book shops in a shopping mall in Romford, Essex, but cannot recall the name exactly.

I suspect you will have luck on Ebay, Amazon and even if you go for a 2nd hand copy, it will still serve you well.

Happy reading. 8)
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