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For a full year, Fiona Houston recreated the lifestyle of her Peebleshire ancestor, living in a basic one-roomed cottage on her own resources, as a challenge to compare it with today's diet and lifestyle. Find out in this fascinating, funny and honest account how she donned historic dress and lived on a shoestring
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Fiona J Houston is a journalist, museum researcher, and campaigner for a greener world, as well as a former schoolteacher, avid historian, and an experienced gardener and cook.Review:
"Done with great wit and intelligent determination . . . Questioning the nature of progress is a sane response in a relentlessly consuming and resource-depleted world." —Felicity Lawrence, Guardian
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Book Description Saraband, Glasgow, 2009. Hardcover. Condition: New. New hardback. No dust jacket as published. In excellent, fine condition. Not previously owned. RRP. £17.95. 224pp. Second printing. Size: 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. Book. Seller Inventory # 101293
Book Description Saraband, 2009. Hardcover. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P111887354662