Filled with grit and humor, newborn lambs and local characters, this is the perfect book for anyone who has ever wondered what it's like to leave the city and find a new life on the other side of the fence"--
Author: Sally Urwin
Ever dream of leaving the city behind? Sally Urwin did and this is her memoir of abandoning urban comforts for love -- and an apartment for a sheep farm in Northumberland, England. Sally and her husband, Steve, run High House Farm -- in use for generations and set in a beautiful, wild landscape. In a fresh and funny voice all her own, Sally tells the story of the shepherding life with two kids, Mavis the Sheepdog, one very Fat Pony, and many, many sheep. From lambing to harvest, in driving snow and on hot summer days, Diary of a Pint-Sized Farmer reveals the highs, lows and hard, hard work involved in making a living from the land. Filled with grit and humor, eccentric animals and local characters, this is the perfect book for anyone who has ever wondered what it's like to pack up and find a new life on the other side of the fence.
... six tablespoons of rice , two ounces of maple sugar , tablespoon of on of
pepper and five pints of water , these were all put into the canteen saucepan ...
Lydia sent Frank to the root cellar to get four middle - sized onions and some
Author: Carol Petts
A remarkable memoir tells the story of a nineteenth century farmer and his struggle for survival-in his own words.
... scooter blowing huge pink bubbles out of his mouth. Attila's heart had the
audacity to skip a beat, and he admonished himself for making a connection
between his daughter, an incident at the farm, and the words of a pint-sized
Author: Monica Shepherd
Publisher: First Edition Design Pub.
The Paprika Diary - A Lonely Secret is a story of the evil that lives amongst us, and the evolution of the human spirit. Anna Gonda, an attractive raven-haired author in 1940's Hungary, strikes a fearless pose until communism forces her to make a difficult decision. It was time to leave everything that she held dear to her heart, even her boyfriend, Attila Paprika, an insecure pessimist who measures his manhood with drinking contests and gruelling mountain bike rides. Attila surprises Anna by joining her in a daring escape to England. After the couple is blessed with a daughter, Anna is mysteriously drawn to Australia, land of prosperity and opportunity. Enjoying the good life as new Aussies, they have no idea that a monster is lurking in their neighbourhood. Life will never be the same as it twists into a disturbing tale of fear and survival. Keywords: Diary, Fiction, Secret, Evil, Lonely Woman, Hungary, Australia, Canada
... a bronze-buckled belt stamped with a Lone Star, and looked like a good old
typical West Texas farmer, which he wasn't. ... I thought about all those outside
tamperers and how strongly they might pit their wills against this pint-sized
Author: Carol Dawson
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
A woman who has had more mothersinlaw than she cares to recall is about to join the club herself, in this bittersweet novel of motherhood and marriage. Reprint.
... Research Notes 25 Crops Update 26 Legislative Review 29 Good Growing 30
Farm Snapshots 32 Farm Home 35 Farm Diary 38 The ... Our daughter , Katy ,
just loves playing with her pint - sized friends , her mother ' s Jerseys , " says John
Information and farming articles for farmer-patrons of Agway Inc., an agricultural cooperative.
... a pan with a pint of red wine and a large spoonful of lemon pickle; bake it three
hours; take the fat from the gravy and strain it. ... HOG KILLING: Diary of An Early
American Housewife November 14, 1772 — There will be a hog killing on our
farm ... If the farmer did not own a hog-sized kettle, a barrel could be made to
Describes the duties and responsibilities of the American housewife during each season of the year, reproducing articles and recipes from contemporary newspapers, books, and magazines.