The Essential Guide To Back Garden Self-Sufficiency Book Review

The Essential Guide To Back Garden Self-Sufficiency Book Review

We all love a good new book! I often find myself scrolling through Amazon looking for something fresh to read. I really enjoy gardening and self-sufficiency books, and my shelf has many books on the topic. Recently I discovered the Back Garden Self-Sufficiency book, edited by Carleen Madigan.  If you’re a regular reader of my …

The New Complete Book Of Self Sufficiency- John Seymour Book Review

The New Complete Book Of Self Sufficiency- John Seymour Book Review

For just over a year we have been starting our journey into living a more self sufficient lifestyle. Last year we put a lot of effort into our new home and garden. Lots of work was needed and whilst we managed to grow some food in our back garden urban mini farm, this year we …

BLOG BOOK TOUR- The Place That Never Existed by Jim Ody

BLOG BOOK TOUR- The Place That Never Existed by Jim Ody

First things first, before I dive into my book review for Jim Ody’s The Place That Never Existed. I just want to say, that this book may possibly be one of the most gripping page-turners I have ever had the pleasure of reading! But more about that in a wee while… It’s the last day of the tour …

BLOG BOOK TOUR: Walking Wounded by Anna Franklin Osborne Review & Competition

BLOG BOOK TOUR: Walking Wounded by Anna Franklin Osborne Review & Competition

Welcome to my first ever virtual book tour! Today I am hosting a book review for a superb new book (which had me glued to it’s pages) called Walking Wounded by Anna Frankin Osborne. Walking Wounded… Walking Wounded follows the story of a family affected by both the Great War and then WWII. Love, losses, births …

The Self Sufficiency Manual book review

The Self Sufficiency Manual book review

The Self Sufficiency Manual: A Complete, Practical Guide to Living Off the Land has been my regular nightly reading since my dad got it for me for Christmas.  This year we have made it our mission to live more self sufficiently. Despite living very frugally already by no longer buying nappies, baby wipes and even toilet paper, growing …

World Book Day 2014

World Book Day 2014

We love the book Buster’s Day by Rod Campbell. The book tells the story of Buster and his adventures around the house… Which happens to be a very BIG adventure! We got the book from a charity shop in town. The shop puts some books each day in a box outside with a sign saying …