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Linda Watson

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I had lived in the same small village in South Yorkshire for 54 years. I had a good career as a primary school teacher and enjoyed every minute until I got ill and had to retire. Then life became quite dull and uninteresting. Once I was better I was ready for a new challenge. However, I had no idea just how many challenges were coming my way!

In 2002, my partner, Richard, and I bought a small piece of Scotland called Low Arvie. It was nominally a farm. but in reality just a wet and boggy piece of marshland. Already in our 50s we set about creating our new life on this plot and now we have built a small but successful business and a satisfying life for ourselves.

How did we do it? By a lot of hard work and a lot of help from the community
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A new outlet

Well, went down to Pringles (both books) for the usual Thursday nighter with Graham (both books), but on my own as Richard stayed in bed with a DVD and three slices of toast. When I got there, Mark the shooter (comes up periodically from Liverpool to cull the deer) was there and had just found out about my books and wanted to buy one of 'The Ladies'. Of course, I just happened to have one in the R Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 13, 2010 22:03
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Life with the Ladies of Low...

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Linda Watson Linda Watson said: " I love this book and all Betty MacDonald's writing. I must have read it hundreds of times and it is always fresh and enjoyable.

I also love that there are other people in the world who love Betty too!

I have put a finish date for the book, but in real
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“Everything is relative' said the cosmic onion. 'Well, you're no relative of mine', said Dougal, huffily. - The Magic Roundabout”
Linda Watson, Life with the Ladies of Low Arvie: Continuing the Farming Dream

“Everything is relative' said the cosmic onion. 'Well, you're no relative of mine', said Dougal, huffily. - The Magic Roundabout”
Linda Watson, Life with the Ladies of Low Arvie: Continuing the Farming Dream

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