Troubador From the River to the Sea: Aquitaine, A Place for Me

Released: 28/01/2021

ISBN: 9781800461345

Format: Hardback

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From the River to the Sea: Aquitaine, A Place for Me

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Ostensibly about a Scottish couple renovating a crumbling farmhouse in Aquitaine that’s been in the family for generations on a shoestring budget, this book is really a quirky memoir covering far more than just the renovation.

From considering mud, Brexit, ducks, football, political activism, local history, hunters, Polish heritage, wine, food, riot police, hiking in Majorca, visits to the Solidarity shipyards in Poland and the Great Wall of China, Basia’s joie de vivre, sweeps readers along. 

Anyone looking for a joyous escape will relish From the River to the Sea, Basia Gordon’s stroll down memory lane, all intertwined with moments of poignancy, laughter and tragedy.

- and here is the blurb!! FROM THE RIVER TO THE SEA: AQUITAINE,A PLACE FOR ME
This memoir is about more than just renovating a house, it is a book about love, fun and friendship. So whether considering mud, Brexit, ducks, football, political activism, local history, hunters, Polish heritage, wine, food, riot police, hiking in Majorca, visits to the Solidarity shipyards in Poland and the Great Wall of China, Basia’s joie de vivre, sweeps readers along.
Anyone looking for a joyous escape will relish From the River to the Sea, Basia Gordon’s stroll down memory lane, all intertwined with moments of poignancy, laughter and tragedy. As Basia explains: ‘From the River to the Sea: Aquitaine, A Place for Me basically covers the whole kit and caboodle of living life to the full!’
28 January 2021
Hardback (9781800461345) £17.99 / Paperback (9781800461352) £12.99

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Basia Gordon

Inveterate sniffer of books; teacher of modern languages; loves linguistic limbering and pottering around.

Just published first book.


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