THE BOOKS

Buy this book Getting an allotment into shape and keeping it that way is a challenge. This excellent guide is all about the experience of having an allotment and to getting the most from it.
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Buy this book This is a great value three-book box set containing a unique collection of generations of advice, old wives' tales, proverbs and country wisdom.
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Buy this book An enthralling book that not only satisfies our fascination for lost wisdom of our ancestors but also indulges the British obsession with the weather.
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Buy this book "Amazing & Extraordinary Facts about the English Countryside" explores the flora and fauna, customs and traditions that give the English countryside its unique charm and special identity.
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Buy this book "The Gardener's Wise Words and Country Ways" is a unique and fascinating collection of accumulated wisdom, old wives' tales and gardening proverbs.
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Buy this book This is a unique and charming collection of cooking and kitchen-based sayings, proverbs and country wisdom.Containing the familiar and the unfamiliar, this mixture of practical tips and amusing anecdotes is the perfect addition to any kitchen.
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Buy this book "Wise Words & Country Ways for House and Home" contains generations of advice on simple ways to run an environmentally-friendly home, based around well known, and not so well known, sayings.
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Buy this book Published by Reader’s Digest in November 2011 this is a total revision and rewrite of the original 1988 book for which Ruth has contributed a third of the A to Z text - chiefly the entries on cookery, gardening, craft and home making.
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Buy this book Delve into the personal lives of the Royal family, past and present, from difficult childhoods to fashion icons, from love matches to divorces, and from unrehearsed coronations to assassination attempts, royal scandals and untimely deaths.
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Buy this book All the essential information needed to run, live in and visit a country house can be found in this new book introduced by Julian Fellowes, creator of the award winning Downton Abbey.
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Buy this book The fascinating answers to the questions of everyday life are all in Love, Luck and Lessons for Life.
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Buy this book This is a fascinating and absorbing miscellany of traditional wisdom, proverbial sayings and modern science that uncovers the truth behind many generations' worth of superstitions and customs relating to plants and animals.
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Buy this book The English countryside is a truly remarkable place. Its secrets include hoards of treasure buried beneath farmers’ fields, carnivorous plants, beetles that fight each other for a mate, strange big cats that prowl the fields and moors
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Buy this book Enhance your understanding of the natural world with this absorbing miscellany of plant lore and legend
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Buy this book A fascinating compilation of accumulated wisdom includes traditional sayings and superstitions to explain whether, and why, they still work today.
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Buy this book Did you know that dolphins are believed to rescue people in danger of drowning? That an old cure for whooping cough was to hang a live frog in the chimney? Or that the monstrous Kraken could pull a ship to its doom?
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