Author(s): Valerie Porter
Country life in every aspect has changed dramatically within living memory. This book invites the reader to explore what has happened to our farms, villages, lanes and hedgerows. It reveals the every day lives of the country community - both the hardships and the pleasures.
Valerie Porter has lived in Sussex for most of her life, and spent her childhood in agricultural Wiltshire. She writes books on rural subjects, especially on the lives of those who live and work in the country and is the author of two titles in the highly acclaimed 'Tales of the Countryside' series. Valerie lives in Milland, West Sussex.
Introduction; 1 Country living; 2 Country gardens; 3 Country journeys; 4 Country markets; 5 Country women; 6 Country children; 7 Country animals; 8 Country work; 9 Country fun; 10 Country estates; 11 Countryside at war; 12 Country villages; Bibliography; Index.