Swallows & Robins

The Laughs & Tears of a Holiday Home Owner

Author: Susie Kelly



Category: Travel

Page: 222

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The true story of the world's worst housewife's attempts to run two holiday homes in remotest France and her love/hate relationship with her guests. FINALIST, THE PEOPLE'S BOOK PRIZE 2016

Country Wisdom & Know-How

Everything You Need to Know to Live Off the Land

Author: Storey Publishing's Country Wisdom Bulletins

Publisher: Hachette UK


Category: House & Home

Page: 1072

View: 860

Reminiscent in both spirit and design of the beloved Whole Earth Catalog, Country Wisdom & Know -How is an unprecedented collection of information on nearly 200 individual topics of country and self-sustained living. Compiled from the information in Storey Publishing's landmark series of "Country Wisdom Bulletins," this book is the most thorough and reliable volume of its kind. Organized by general topic including animals, cooking, crafts, gardening, health and well-being, and home, it is further broken down to cover dozens of specifics from "Building Chicken Coops" to "Making Cheese, Butter, and Yogurt" to "Improving Your Soil" to "Restoring Hardwood Floors." Nearly 1,000 black-and-white illustrations and photographs run throughout and fascinating projects and trusted advice crowd every page.

Easy-to-Build Birdhouses

Storey's Country Wisdom Bulletin A-212

Author: Mary Twitchell

Publisher: Storey Publishing


Category: Nature

Page: 32

View: 887

Since 1973, Storey's Country Wisdom Bulletins have offered practical, hands-on instructions designed to help readers master dozens of country living skills quickly and easily. There are now more than 170 titles in this series, and their remarkable popularity reflects the common desire of country and city dwellers alike to cultivate personal independence in everyday life.

Fresh Tracks

Writing the Western Landscape

Author: Pamela Banting

Publisher: Global Professional Publishi


Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 350

View: 448

"This is an exceptionally forceful collection, substantial, evocative and enduring, much like the region of Canada the writers are addressing." -Saskatoon Star PhoenixContributors include Rudy Wiebe, Guy Vanderhaeghe, Karen Connelly, Sharon Butala, and others.