Living the Good Life: How One Family Changed Their World from Their Own Backyard


Living The Good Life' is the day-to-day account of an inspirational family experiment - to see whether it is possible to live by the principles of domestic sustainability to their utmost degree. Already passionate about ways of minimising humanity's impact on the environment, author Linda Cockburn and her family decided to take a huge plunge. For a six-month period they grew, made or bartered for all their own food, generated all their power needs from the sun, collected their own rainwater, and aimed not to spend a single dollar.They put the car keys away and resorted to bikes, stopped eating all takeaway, and became utterly in tune with the seasons. Living on just an average-sized house block in Queensland, read more

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ISBN:

9781740663120

Format:

Paperback

Pages:

304

Dimensions:

23cm x 15cm

RRP:

$29.99

Category:

Fiction , Health & Self-Help , Biography and Memoir

Publisher:

Hardie Grant Books

Published:

01 February 2006

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Linda Cockburn