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The Practical Guide to Buying and Running a Smallholding in Wales

Author : Liz Shankland
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Offers guidance to buying and running a smallholding in Wales, aimed at would-be downshifters, wherever they may live.

More Scenes from a Smallholding

Author : Chas Griffin
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A charming and humourous romp through the countryside in this warts-and-all account of a family’s move from the security of suburbia to grow garlic in west Wales. Four years later: Has the family coped well with rural life? Are they surrounded by organic vegetables?

DarwinPlus Edition 3

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The Scene of the Battle 1775

Author : Joyce Lee Malcolm
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The British National Bibliography

Author : Arthur James Wells
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Author : Chris Dunkley
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'She's got no business being a junkie... She had looks, brains... Everythin' goin' for her. Whereas you, Andy... You deserve addiction.' Andy and Jen have just moved on to a new farm, returning to the village they grew up in. The plan is to plant parsnips, breed pigs and live off the fat of the land. But escaping their shared demons was never going to be easy. While the couple make a fresh start, trust, responsibility and bio-dynamic farming challenge their rehabilitation in this darkly comic love story. Hope and optimism are tested in Smallholding, a fizzing new play by Chris Dunkley.

Behind the Scenes

Author : Christina Hardyment
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Christina Hardyment conducted a fascinating quest into the history of housekeeping through the well-preserved properties of Britain's National Trust, among them Petworth, Uppark, Shugborough, and Lanhydrock. To reconstruct the ingenious methods used by earlier generations to make a house a home and to keep themselves warm and well-fed, she squirmed through drains, poked around sculleries and cellars, and clambered into icehouses and up chimneys. The result of her explorations is an informative, amusing text that recounts not only the history of the kitchen, the bathroom, and the laundry, but also investigates bakehouses and breweries, dairies and dovecotes, the lamp room and the larder. Accompanying Hardyment's descriptions of what she found in great mansions, humble cottages, medieval castles and Victorian townhouses are archival documents and accounts and a wealth of color photographs, many taken especially for this book.

Scenes of a Graphic Nature

Author : Caroline O'Donoghue
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CHARLIE REGAN'S LIFE ISN'T GOING FORWARD, SO SHE'S DECIDED TO GO BACK. * 'A perfect page-turner. I loved it' DOLLY ALDERTON * 'Wonderful' MARIAN KEYES * 'A gorgeous exploration of the messy and fragile nature of friendship and all the many forms of love, as well as of the primal need we all have to belong' IRISH TIMES After a tough few years floundering around the British film industry, experimenting with amateur pornography and watching her father's health rapidly decline, Charlie and her best friend Laura journey to her ancestral home of Clipim, an island off the west coast of Ireland. She knows this could be the last chance to connect with her dad's history before she loses him. But when the girls arrive, Charlie begins to question both her difficult relationship with Laura and her father's childhood stories. Before long, she's embroiled in a devastating conspiracy that's been sixty years in the making . . . and it's up to her to reveal the truth. ***Longlisted for the RSL Ondaatje Prize*** 'One of the most intelligent, well observed depictions of lust, loss, envy, betrayal, friendship and love that I've ever read' DAISY BUCHANAN 'A moving and extremely funny look at family, roots and the myth of Irishness' THE i, ESSENTIAL SUMMER READS 'Witty, tender and insightful . . . O'Donoghue is a perceptive, clever writer' GUARDIAN 'A darkly humorous, keenly observed blend of millennial drift and murder mystery from a razor-sharp writer' RED

The Hike

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Freddy, Phil and Don are three grumpy old men, travelling at various speeds in the slow lane of retirement, at a loss to understand the mad modern world around them. Their chosen method of escape from all this is a shared weekly hike in the Peak District, come gale, hail, snow or torrential rain. They pass the time bumping into colourful and eccentric locals, but their real passion is bickering among themselves. Not only about the right path to take, but also about where they're all going at the fag end of life. Phil likes to dash up hills trying to beat his personal best, while Freddy plots how to sabotage him - teasing him at leisure and asking deep and difficult questions. Stuck in the middle, Don's only ambition is to stop the squabbling getting out of hand long enough to find a nice pub for lunch. As warm as the wind is cold, as dry as the lashing rain is wet, The Hike is a hilarious tale of bum-warmers, crayfish-fanciers, East German Trabant enthusiasts, bodger philosophers, sticky ginger cake, gorgeous countryside and the subtle art of 'onedownmanship'.

Contemporary Scenes for Actors

Author : Michael Earley
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First Published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Scenes from Village Life

Author : Amos Oz
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A series of stories set in the fictional village of Tel Ilan, where citizens live at a crossroads between modernity, war-torn buildings and abandoned farms, a man and his tenant hear mysterious digging sounds under their house at night just before the mayor receives a note from his missing wife, informing him not to worry. 30,000 first printing.

Behind the Scenes in the Vintage Years

Author : “Torrens” Arthur Bourne
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Arthur Bourne was at the centre of British motorcycling from 1923-1951. This is his fascinating story. Back in the 1920s, there were more motor cyclists than car drivers, records were being broken every month at the Brooklands race track in Surrey, roads were empty and motorbikes constantly broke down. Arthur Bourne, who used the pseudonym ‘Torrens’ for readers of the best-selling weekly The Motor Cycle, was in the thick of the game. He had the good luck to be Engineer to The Auto-Cycle Union and the-then, not yet 26, editor of a famous motorcycling journal. This is his story of what it was like to ride hundreds of miles round Britain on reliability trials – essential for manufacturers to claim that their bikes were worth buying – and how he provided weekly guidance for thousands of youngsters on two wheels. He writes of Brooklands, and of TT races on the lsle of Man; of his encouragement to young engineers like Edward Turner and Phil Vincent; and of how, in the Second World War, he enabled the airborne forces at Arnhem to be equipped with lightweight motorcycles that could be dropped by parachute or flown in by glider. For anyone interested in motorbikes and the people who rode them, when British manufacturing was at its apogee, this is a unique testimony. Motor cycles were fashionable. The Duke of York, later to be George V1 and his wife Elizabeth, later known as Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother, were among the enthusiasts. lt was an exciting era, recalled by ‘Torrens’ near the end of his life, in a good journalist’s prose. Behind the Scenes in the Vintage Years is a unique and fascinating record of an unrepeatable era in British motorcycling and engineering history. It contains many black and white pictures which bring this area of the past to life.

The Edinburgh Review

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Your Smallholding

Author : Alan Thompson
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The Challenge of Smallholding

Author : Sedley Sweeny
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Besides a short review of farming developments and its economic, social and ecologic effects in Britain, this book presents the main features of organic farming. Items such as the living soil, field crops, livestock, fruit, vegetables, machinery and finally the economic part of the story

Foreign Affairs Malaysia

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The Spectator

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Western Europe

Author : Hugh Clout
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Western Europe provides a balanced appraisal of common characteristics and shared problems of the eighteen states lying to the west of the former Iron Curtain.

Statutory Smallholdings Provided by Local Authorities in England and Wales

Author : Great Britain. Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food. Departmental Committee of Inquiry into Statutory Smallholdings
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Peat Pits and Pittance

Author : Mohammed Halib
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