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Another smart city dweller tells us about his move to the country
on 23 June 2013
The country here is Herefordshire, one of the more genuinely rural areas - commuting to London is not a possibility. There are lots of amusing anecdotes as the writer discovers how wise and smart the peasants are and how much he had to learn to survive. He can be rather coarse but no doubt that is inevitable amongst the lanes and byways of life closer to nature than in London's .streets.. He strives not to sound the civilised Southerner but occasionally his background shows. If it puts off other would be emigrants to rural England - many townees will count their blessings I'm sure- then I hope the book sells widely.