The Hills is Lonely

The Hills is Lonely

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When Lillian Beckwith advertised for a secluded place in the country, she received a letter with the following unusual description of an isolated Hebridean croft: 'Surely it's that quiet even the sheeps themselves on the hills is lonely and as to the sea it's that near as I use it myself everyday for the refusalsa€b' Her curiosity aroused, Beckwith took up the invitation. This is the comic and enchanting story of the strange rest cure that followed and her efforts to adapt to a completely different way of life.She had even progressed far enough to boil mint along with new potatoes, which she did, she said, a#39;because new potatoes is ... With this object in view he was reputed to have begun experimenting with the novel idea of growing vegetables for sale to hotels on the mainland ... upon Old Maca#39;s croft, which was rush-grown and mossy, and decidedly unpromising-looking even to my inexperienced eye.

Title:The Hills is Lonely
Author:Lillian Beckwith
Publisher:House of Stratus - 2001-10-01


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