A few of you have asked me if I've read this book and until recently the answer would have been NO. It's been sat on my bookshelf for a couple of years ... hangs head in shame at buying books and then abandoning them to the shelf with no love whatsoever ... completely unread.
I originally bought it because I read a glowing report of it somewhere in blogland and it sounded just so right for us and our ethos of eating homegrown and locally sourced foods ..... but I just couldn't get into her style of writing at all. It just seems a bit bitty and jumps around too much. One minute she's talking about planting the vegetables and sowing seeds, the next it's all politics and local problems, which would be fine I guess if we lived in the same country and I understood a little bit more about it.
Still I gave it my best shot, it's been on my bedside table for the last couple of weeks, and I've been dipping into it trying almost desperately, to get absorbed in it. Last night I gave it one final shot and finally got to over the halfway mark but I then put it down after a flick through the remaining pages not willing to devote any more of my time to a book that just, in my opinion, this is just not for me.
So it's on to the next one.
Today is a No Spend Day