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LBD's Book???

Obviously I have missed this bit of useful information about your book LBD...couldn't tune into the SW channel last night either....

Have you written a book on allotments??
If so I think I'd rather like to get a copy!!

Can anyone enlighten me please?

Posted at 20th Mar 2009 - 11:46AM   Posted by Salle de Bain   LBD's Book??? Comments: 8

LittleBrownDog's Avatar Oh, golly - so much attention, Embarassed EmbarassedEmbarassed. Tis really only a little book... Yes, yes, definitely do mail order, and special PC postage-inclusive price to boot! Laughing

Basically, it's to mark the 200th anniversary of the oldest allotments in the country, which happen to be in the village where I live. When I tried to find out the history, it turned out that nothing had been written about it in laymans terms, and I had to wade through some very worthy academic stuff to find out about them. Book is a short history of how the allotments came into being plus a month-by-month allotment gardening guide with seasonal tips and bits of history and folklore chucked in, followed by interviews with a cross section of current allotment holders.

Will try to put info about it up in the Marketplace so interested parties can follow up.

Thank you again!

Posted by: LittleBrownDog on 20th Mar 2009 at 11:56AM

Salle de Bain's Avatar Thanks LBD...

sounds very interesting....will check out the Marketplace


Posted by: Salle de Bain on 20th Mar 2009 at 12:01PM

Westerwitch's Avatar Oooooo goody

Posted by: Westerwitch on 20th Mar 2009 at 02:49PM

Exmoorjane's Avatar My order's gone in.....can't wait.

Posted by: Exmoorjane on 20th Mar 2009 at 03:38PM

Faith's Avatar Clever you - I'm sure my hubbie will be interested in this.

Posted by: Faith on 20th Mar 2009 at 04:28PM

Arosebyanyothername's Avatar I am too - we used to have an allotment in Cardiff - miss it.

Posted by: Arosebyanyothername on 20th Mar 2009 at 05:16PM

Fennie's Avatar And a very good book it is too! Most interesting and useful for any budding allotment holder. Also beautifully written.

Posted by: Fennie on 20th Mar 2009 at 05:48PM

LittleBrownDog's Avatar Aw, thanks, Fennie ConfusedEmbarassedVery Happy

Posted by: LittleBrownDog on 20th Mar 2009 at 07:18PM

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