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The Garden Cottage Diaries : My Year in the Eighteenth Century

Houston, Fiona J.

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ISBN 10: 1887354662 / ISBN 13: 9781887354660
Published by Saraband, Glasgow, 2009
New Condition: New Hardcover
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Title: The Garden Cottage Diaries : My Year in the ...

Publisher: Saraband, Glasgow

Publication Date: 2009

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:New

Book Type: Book

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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.

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