Self-sufficiency, or at least the desire to practise elements of a self-sufficient lifestyle, has become a growing trend of recent years. This useful book shows how anyone can turn to self-sufficiency. Although hugely practical, this book has an attractive feel and will appeal to large numbers of urban dwellers who may want to take on certain aspects of self-sufficient living. The idea is 'traditional skills for modern living' and the book is intended to appeal primarily to women in their thirties, probably with young families. The book covers a number of current trends (ecoawareness, make do and mend, grow your own) without being preachy or worthy. The book is more about getting back in touch with traditional lifestyles and bringing charm and uniqueness to our homes and lives. Full of photographs and diagrams to appeal to the large numbers of people who aspire to a selfsufficient lifestyle.
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Alan and Gill Bridgewater have gained an international reputation as producers of gardening and DIY books on a range of subjects, including ponds and patios, stone and brickwork, decks and decking, and garden design. They have written a wide range of highly successful books and contributed to several international magazines. They live in Rye, East Sussex.
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Book Description New Holland UK, 2013. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 1847738605
Book Description New Holland Pub Ltd, 2013. Hardcover. Book Condition: Brand New. 1st edition. 224 pages. 9.29x7.72x1.10 inches. In Stock. Bookseller Inventory # 1847738605
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