Tales from the Green Valley

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Tales from the Green Valley

Post: #224648 PlainQB
Thu Feb 24, 2011 9:08 pm

Woohoo. I've just got a copy of the Tales of the Green Valley. This is the series that the Victorian/Edwardian farm people did first. It's set in the early seventeenth century and I really like it becaue it's pre-industrialisation of farming which I think is fascinating. It reminds me of a series I heard about where some families lived on an iron age fort for a year. I know there is a big difference between the nineteenth century industrialisation and the Roman invasion but both were such huge changes I love to see what life was like before hand. I am hereby volunteering to take part in any similar reconstruction should anyone want me.

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Re: Tales from the Green Valley

Post: #254157 Lillia
Fri Feb 17, 2012 7:34 am

A forum friend told me about this and I watched the entire series on YouTube and LOVED it! :thumbright:

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Re: Tales from the Green Valley

Post: #254158 demi
Fri Feb 17, 2012 7:37 am

yeah we were watching that victorian farm too.
it was really interesting and we pick up some good tips from it :)
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then morally guess what your off the hook, and thank Christ you only have to read one book'

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Re: Tales from the Green Valley

Post: #255011 the.fee.fairy
Sat Feb 25, 2012 3:28 pm

I got it a few weeks ago and loved it. I really love Historical recreation things. They're so interesting!!

Although...the Victorian one with the family in the house got on my nerves. They complained too much, did none of their own research and just made themselves look like idiots.


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