The Funny Farm: The Laughter, Tears and Wacky World of One Woman's Farm in Cumbria

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9780952574262: The Funny Farm: The Laughter, Tears and Wacky World of One Woman's Farm in Cumbria
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Amusing, affecting and endearing account of one woman upping sticks and heading North to live the 'Good Life' on her very own farm...

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We often talk about leaving the bustle of metropolitan life behind and going in search of pastures new but rarely do so. Jackie Moffat is one of those who did.

It was in 1982 that she and her family, armed with a bucketload of optimism, stout boots and a highly developed sense of the ridiculous, bade farewell to the London suburbs and headed north up the M6 to Cumbria. Their destination was Rowfoot, a small, dairy and stockrearing farm (although mice seemed to be the only stock in evidence on their arrival) nestling in the idyllic Eden Valley. Their intention was to start leading 'The Good Life' and get to grips with the reality of running a working farm. After over twenty years of learning the rural ropes - and especially the vagaries of the farm's four-legged residents: the sheep, cattle, pigs, horses, dogs, not forgetting Millie the goat - Jackie and her farm are each going strong, concentrating on rearing Manx Loghtans, a rare breed of sheep originating from the Isle of Man.

Inspired by her column in the Cumbria and Lake District Life magazine, The Funny Farm is Jackie Moffat's funny, wise, heart-warming and at times moving account of the day-to-day trials, tribulations and triumphs she's experienced - the story of a woman at one with her life even if, on occasions, she feels completely at odds with the rest of the world!

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