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The Journal of a Country Parish

by Robin Page

From his home on a small farm in Cambridgeshire, Robin Page describes the realities of pastoral life in his village and the surrounding fields, month by month, through one year. There are visits from the vet, difficult calvings, conversations with gypsies, country cricket and soccer matches, and a host of other activities, all closely observed with the insight of someone actively involved in the village routine. This refreshingly intimate picture of the pleasure and anxieties of rural life will be greatly valued by all those interested in the English countryside and country living.

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