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My Life on a Hillside Allotment by Terry Walton
  

My Life on a Hillside Allotment

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This is the chap who has been giving advice to allotment holders on the Jeremy Vine show on Radio 2 since 2003. Even if you are not a keen gardener there is something in this delightful book for everyone. Not only does Terry give us an entertaining memoir he also throws in recipes and handy gardening tips too.

Synopsis

My Life on a Hillside Allotment by Terry Walton

As featured on Radio 2

This is the story of a man with a great passion in life.Terry Walton has kept an allotment for over fifty years – man and boy - in the Rhondda Valley in South Wales.After many happy years of gardening, new vistas opened up when his allotment was adopted by the Jeremy Vine Show.

Terry’s tale unfolds in fascinating detail as he lovingly documents the way the valley has changed over the years, the characters he meets and his own conversion to organic gardening.

This is an absorbing and entertaining memoir from a well-loved media personality and a perfect read for gardeners, allotmenteers, and anyone who loves the great outdoors.

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'Every time he appears on the programme we feel that life is worth living. He has that power to lift your spirits.' Jeremy Vine

About the Author

Terry Walton was born in 1946 in the Rhondda, and has lived in the South Wales all his life. He has gardened, since the age of four, on the same allotment. Most of Terry's working life was spent with a local company , where he finished as managing director. Since then a new career has beckoned in the media following his appearance on Radio 2.

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Book Info

Publication date

7th April 2008

Author

Terry Walton

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Publisher

Transworld Publishers Ltd

Format

Paperback
304 pages

Categories

Biography / Autobiography
Gardening
The Real World
eBook Favourites

Autobiography: general
Allotments

ISBN

9780552155007

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