Tag Archives: farming books

New Book: An Ideal Farm Husband

An Ideal Farm HusbandBook Launch

Where on earth have I been these last couple of months? Well, I’ve mostly had my ass firmly sat on a chair in my dining room, drinking tea, eating high energy food (chocolate) and tapping away at the laptop to produce this masterpiece – An Ideal Farm Husband!

An Ideal Farm HusbandBook LaunchAnd why couldn’t I blog as well? [...]

Book Review: The Shepherd’s Life

Book ReviewThe Shepherd's Life

I’ve been meaning to read The Shepherd’s Life for some time. Judging by reviews on Amazon, most seemed to love it but a few felt there was too much repititon and there was an over-riding tone of anger and hostility so I was curious to see.

James Rebanks isn’t an ordinary farmer. It seems that he inherited his love of sheep farming from his paternal side and his love of books from his mother, studying in Oxford in his early 20s [...]

Book Review: A Life Devoted To Farming

A Life Devoted  To Farming

Friday night saw our ‘Rural Reading for Christmas’ event when readers of farming and rural books could meet authors and buy signed copies of the books for their own reading or Christmas gifts. We’d been interviewed on the Farming Show on KCLR Radio the night before so all the authors had met each other and had good fun already.

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‘Rural Reading for Christmas’ Event

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Do you like reading books about farming?

Are you planning on buying books as gifts for Christmas?

Would you like to soak up some festive atmosphere in a bookshop this Friday evening?

Would you like to meet some authors of farming books and get your purchases signed?

Are you within driving distance of Kilkenny city?

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If [...]