Another Close Shave

Another Close Shave

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This personal collection of memories covers the period from Williama€™s early life in the late 1920a€™s early 30a€™s, working on farms with horses and dogs in the North Yorkshire Dales, and through to his moves to North Lancashire and to Cumbria. The book captures the life and often harsh environment of farming during the 1930a€™s a€“ 40a€™s and focuses on the events which revolved around the special relationship he had working with horses and sheepdogs. A unique insight to a time where changes in farming were moving from horse driven to machine driven and of the local characters of that time. Ita€™s a very personal collection, however for anyone interested in farming, horses, dogs and local history, its a real gem.The horses were made to get on their feet and walk up and down the yard, whilst all the time they tried to lie down as they were in so ... I picked up all there were on the floor and in the nest boxes butthese only covered the bottom of the bucket.

Title:Another Close Shave
Author:William Newby
Publisher:2QT Limited (Publishing) - 2012-10-01


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