↠´ Read Ó Middle Aged Spread: Moving to the Country at 50 by Sonia Day ½ g-couture.co.uk

↠´ Read Ó Middle Aged Spread: Moving to the Country at 50 by Sonia Day ½ Having recently fallen in love with an older home in the country,and feeling that the houses in this cottage community actually picked their owners I lived through every episode of this adventure The author delightfully captures the essence of acquiring an older home, the heart warming differences betweeen the city and the country, the joy of taking a risk in life when others say this is the time to play it safe and the captivating journey of meeting neighbours in the country who challenge your values and extend an open invitation to open your mind to other values and expectations A fun read to unwind at the end of a day.
I absolutely loved this book, and was a little sad when it was over Great read Very funny, and Sonia has a great sense of humor I highly recommend this book If you ve ever romantically though about giving it all up, and moving to the country, you have to read this book first Peter S.
Moving To The Country Embracing A Simpler, Environmentally Friendly Lifestyle Growing Your Own Food Making Do With Less These Are Familiar Fantasies For City Dwellers, Especially In The Wake Of A Worldwide Financial Meltdown But What Really Happens When You Quit The Relative Ease Of Urban Living For A Dirt Road In The Middle Of Nowhere Sonia Day Reveals All In This Humorous Memoir After Stumbling Across An Old House In The Country One Humid July Day, She Fell Under Its Strange Spell She And Her Spouse Sold Up, Said Goodbye To The City And Embraced A Radically Different World, Miles From The Nearest Convenience Store They Confronted The Expected Realities Of Country Living, And Many Unexpected Ones Marijuana Grow Ops, Firearms, And Conniving Squirrels, To Name A Few It Wasn T All The Stuff Of Back To The Land Dreams, Yet They Persevered With Hilarious Results Laugh Out Loud Funny, original , Replete With Shrewd Observations Master Gardeners I purchased this book as I am now in my 50 s and moving to the country was something that appeals to me.
This book is written in such a way as to enlighten you as to all that the country is once you move there, including your possible neighbours and new friends, but is also funny and realistic at the same time.
I thoroughly enjoyed it and her writing style.
If you are thinking of moving to a rural area I would recommend it.
I m not sure how I came to find this book about a Canadian lady who decides to buy a home in the country I m a notorious browser on The book is easy to read and entertaining As is usual in this genre, you get descriptions of warm hearted locals and their peculiar ways I would recommend this book for anyone who enjoys daydreaming about escaping into the wilderness.
A discover for me,brillant author just like Peter Mayle but the action is here in Canada.
A great delight.
Give me I could not finish it Like other reviewers, I found the author s take on country life to be stereotyped, almost as if she were writing a caricature of herself as a Big City Person Moving to the Country Throw in what I found to be positively breathtaking naivety on the part of presumably educated middle aged people e.
g let s make an unconditional offer on a house based on a phone call to our annoying acquaintances who ve bought a lot of houses, and never mind talking to a lawyer before singing our names to a legally binding document , and I just couldn t find anything to keep my interest past the 100 page mark.


I received this book as a gift and thought it would be an interesting read, as I live in the same area While I can t fault Sonia Day as a writer, I found her biting observations were sometimes cruel Her observations and experiences of the country were similar to my own so I would say her stories are true to life However, she seems to have come to the country with a pile of stereotypical prejudices Then, she is amazed when her neighbours don t fall into these stereotypes I couldn t get past being annoyed at her superior attitude to her country neighbours, which lasted for most of the book I think this book would be most enjoyable for those who DON T live in the country.
I received this book as a gift and thought it would be an interesting read, as I live in the same area While I can t fault Sonia Day as a writer, I found her biting observations were sometimes cruel Her observations and experiences of the country were similar to my own so I would say her stories are true to life However, she seems to have come to the country with a pile of stereotypical prejudices Then, she is amazed when her neighbours don t fall into these stereotypes I couldn t get past being annoyed at her superior attitude to her country neighbours, which lasted for most of the book I think this book would be most enjoyable for those who DON T live in the country.
Having recently fallen in love with an older home in the country,and feeling that the houses in this cottage community actually picked their owners I lived through every episode of this adventure The author delightfully captures the essence of acquiring an older home, the heart warming differences betweeen the city and the country, the joy of taking a risk in life when others say this is the time to play it safe and the captivating journey of meeting neighbours in the country who challenge your values and extend an open invitation to open your mind to other values and expectations A fun read to unwind at the end of a day.