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  Topic: off grid power, modern times, for LLP
Lorrainelovesplants

Replies: 49
Views: 259220
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Thu Dec 12, 19 6:26 pm   Subject: off grid power, modern times, for LLP
If we do solar hot water we will need to remove the two water tanks we already have. And reconfigure the electrics and piping. Electric seems to be the better solution, even if we have to just have ...
  Topic: off grid power, modern times, for LLP
Lorrainelovesplants

Replies: 49
Views: 259220
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Thu Dec 12, 19 2:52 pm   Subject: off grid power, modern times, for LLP
Thanks.

So, we need to be connected to the electrical supply to the house in order to access electricity at times when we need more draw than we are producing. Ive been told that a registered elec ...
  Topic: off grid power, modern times, for LLP
Lorrainelovesplants

Replies: 49
Views: 259220
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Wed Dec 11, 19 12:43 pm   Subject: off grid power, modern times, for LLP
Im reviving this post because like the real sustainable little old person I am I want to install solar here in France.

NOT as simple as it sounds.

Despite Macron stating that solar will be enco ...
  Topic: New Book - The Sustainable Smallholders' Handbook
Lorrainelovesplants

Replies: 35
Views: 31871
PostForum: Reviews and What's On   Posted: Wed Aug 21, 19 9:08 pm   Subject: New Book - The Sustainable Smallholders' Handbook
Ive just read your review and thank you so much!

Every one who comments gives me a little feedback. If the book ever gets to a second edition, I will bear all this in mind and change and update th ...
  Topic: New Book - The Sustainable Smallholders' Handbook
Lorrainelovesplants

Replies: 35
Views: 31871
PostForum: Reviews and What's On   Posted: Sat Aug 10, 19 11:24 am   Subject: New Book - The Sustainable Smallholders' Handbook
Thats a great review thanks, and Im really glad you thought it useful.
Who is your library service?
I ask as Ive just had an email from Devon libraries and they have bought a couple of copies and Im ...
  Topic: Mistletoe
Lorrainelovesplants

Replies: 41
Views: 27539
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Sun May 19, 19 1:21 pm   Subject: Mistletoe
We have loads in poplars about 30 minutes north, but havnt seen any where we are in S Dordogne. I did buy some and tried the berries last March but nothing.
The gypsies stand outside the supermarket ...
  Topic: New Book - The Sustainable Smallholders' Handbook
Lorrainelovesplants

Replies: 35
Views: 31871
PostForum: Reviews and What's On   Posted: Mon May 06, 19 6:08 pm   Subject: New Book - The Sustainable Smallholders' Handbook
Ill bear all of that in mind.
  Topic: New Book - The Sustainable Smallholders' Handbook
Lorrainelovesplants

Replies: 35
Views: 31871
PostForum: Reviews and What's On   Posted: Sun May 05, 19 8:20 pm   Subject: New Book - The Sustainable Smallholders' Handbook
nah, definately a bonkbuster.

Sort of 50 shades of Grey meets Debbie does Dallas meets The Stud... Ha ha ha.

Honestly, Id be mortified if anyone I knew read anything like this tht I wrote! Id ne ...
  Topic: New Book - The Sustainable Smallholders' Handbook
Lorrainelovesplants

Replies: 35
Views: 31871
PostForum: Reviews and What's On   Posted: Sun May 05, 19 7:18 am   Subject: New Book - The Sustainable Smallholders' Handbook
After dithering for a couple of months, Ive now finally got my arse in gear and am writing my second non-fiction book. No title yet, but on how to do rural living in France - a sort of rework of the ...
  Topic: New Book - The Sustainable Smallholders' Handbook
Lorrainelovesplants

Replies: 35
Views: 31871
PostForum: Reviews and What's On   Posted: Fri May 03, 19 2:43 pm   Subject: New Book - The Sustainable Smallholders' Handbook
Thank you. BigBarn are publishing excerpts monthly on their website blog. Hopefully will do ok.
  Topic: New Book - The Sustainable Smallholders' Handbook
Lorrainelovesplants

Replies: 35
Views: 31871
PostForum: Reviews and What's On   Posted: Wed May 01, 19 6:51 am   Subject: New Book - The Sustainable Smallholders' Handbook
back on topic....

Id just like to share my first SERIOUS review of my book - by Charles Dowding no less.


“Lorraine’s book has that most valuable ingredient, her own successful experience: ...
  Topic: New Book - The Sustainable Smallholders' Handbook
Lorrainelovesplants

Replies: 35
Views: 31871
PostForum: Reviews and What's On   Posted: Sun Mar 24, 19 2:52 pm   Subject: New Book - The Sustainable Smallholders' Handbook
Ty Gwyn, we have had them for the last few months. They tend to congregate at roundabouts although one weekend they blocked the entrances to the main supermarkets etc.
Most of them are ok, they dela ...
  Topic: New Book - The Sustainable Smallholders' Handbook
Lorrainelovesplants

Replies: 35
Views: 31871
PostForum: Reviews and What's On   Posted: Sat Mar 23, 19 12:01 pm   Subject: New Book - The Sustainable Smallholders' Handbook
Over here, the French just dont understand why we are determined to leave as to most people the uncertainty both financial and security wise is a major threat. They are mystified. BUT, I have to say ...
  Topic: New Book - The Sustainable Smallholders' Handbook
Lorrainelovesplants

Replies: 35
Views: 31871
PostForum: Reviews and What's On   Posted: Tue Mar 19, 19 9:58 am   Subject: New Book - The Sustainable Smallholders' Handbook
Doing the book has been great. Therapeutic and hard work, but the editing was the worst. Id love to do a serious book on apples, orchards and cidermaking, but would also include French so I need to ...
  Topic: New Book - The Sustainable Smallholders' Handbook
Lorrainelovesplants

Replies: 35
Views: 31871
PostForum: Reviews and What's On   Posted: Thu Mar 14, 19 11:11 am   Subject: New Book - The Sustainable Smallholders' Handbook
Thanks both. Its been a slog. 70,000 words.....
Of course its never gonna make me rich, so the next book will be a bonkbuster set in the Dordogne. Im changing my name as ill be terribly embarrassed ...
 
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