I wrote an article recently for Farmers Weekly and am republishing some of it here. What really amused me and surprised me somewhat was that many readers thought I really wanted to put them back into the 1950s housewife role, they didn’t grasp the tongue in cheek humour. It might, of course, have been due to the book cover and illustrations not being visible although Farmers Weekly used some fun images with it. You can see some of [...]
On the eighth day of Christmas, my true love gave to me ……
You can win a set of six of these coasters featuring the “Driving into the sunset” illustration from Would You Marry A Farmer? – perfect for placing under that glass of wine or can of beer while dropping a hint at the same time. They can [...]
On the seventh day of Christmas, my true love gave to me ……..
Today you can win a copy of both books, Would You Marry A Farmer? and How To Be A Perfect Farm Wife, by following me on Twitter and RTing this tweet or sending out the tweet in the [...]
On the 5th and 6th Days of Christmas (as I was away yesterday), my true love gave to me ………. Yes, you can win a T-shirt with one of the illustrations from my books on the front of it. This one is what I call the “hoppity dance”, when one animal escapes and your brain and feet don’t work in tandem as you’re not sure whether to chase after the escaped cow or stop the others escaping. The [...]
This illustration is from Would You Marry A Farmer? and I love it. It’s a play on the American Gothic painting and to me, this suggests a couple who have got through all the trials of a farm marriage and as they have never reached the stage of stabbing each other with that pitchfork, they stand united with the pitchfork between them – wiser, older and still in love.