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by John Holgate

The hilarious tale of a 'townie's' first year of farming

To give up the train-town commuter life for the daily grind of a Welsh border farm takes something special. You might need imagination, dedication or just sheer lunacy ... but you do need a sense of humour!

There's humour aplenty when the Holgate family - John, Shirley and their three youngsters - start a new life on their 75 acres of mixed farmland, equipped with surplus store workbooks, lots of enthusiasm and a do-it-yourself farming manual ...

Soft-cover (220 pages)
Published by Pan Books in 1977
No pen/pencil markings but some waviness on the pages at the back end of the book
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