ABOUT THIS BOOK
PUBLICATION DATE: October 16, 2007
Granny’s Book of Good Old-fashioned Common Sense
By (author) Linda Gray
As we try to get to grips with the latest technology and keep up with today’s speedy pace of life, many of the domestic skills we used to have at our fingertips are being lost. But, as “Granny’s Book of Good Old-Fashioned Common Sense” will show you, traditional home crafts are not incompatible with modern lifestyles.Here you can rediscover all sorts of things that will not only make your life greener and easier but more fun too. “Granny’s” hints and tips will help you realise that household chores become almost effortless and more environmentally friendly than you could imagine. You’ll find that providing nourishing home-cooked meals doesn’t have to be time-consuming and that growing your own organic fruit and vegetables brings a sense of fulfilment like no other. “Granny” can also teach you how to knit and sew – just think of the feeling of achievement you’ll have when you finish your first knitted garment or piece of embroidery! And children can learn a thing or two from “Granny” as well. Simple games using just paper and pencils will help to pass those rainy days and, for the more adventurous, there are dolls and puppets to make and stories to invent.The kids will love it and so will you!”Granny” presents everything in easy-to-follow, step-by-step instructions with comprehensive diagrams and photographs to accompany the text so, whether you need a helping hand in the kitchen, the garden, the parlour or the nursery, you can trust “Granny” to show you the way.
Linda Gray has pursued as many skills as she could find time for while raising a family. Passing on knowledge and skills encouraged her to create books on home and family concerns for everyone to benefit from. Natural health and organic pursuits are always on the agenda in her busy life of writing, gardening, cooking, knitting – and grandchildren!