Driving Over Lemons

Driving Over Lemons

An Optimist in Andalucia

eBook - 1999
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Meet Chris Stewart, the eternal optimist. At age 17 Chris retired as the drummer of Genesis and launched a career as a sheep shearer and travel writer. He has no regrets about this. Had he become a big-time rock star he might never have moved with his wife Ana to a remote mountain farm in Andalucia. Nor forged the friendship of a lifetime with his resourceful peasant neighbour Domingo ... not watched his baby daughter Chloë grow and thrive there ... nor written this book. Fate does sometimes seem to know what it's up to. Driving Over Lemons is that rare thing: a funny, insightful book that ch.
Publisher: London : Sort Of Books, 1999
ISBN: 9780956308641
0956308643
Characteristics: 1 online resource (316 p.)

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WVMLStaffPicks Dec 06, 2014

The good life abroad. If you enjoyed Peter Mayle of Frances Mayes, you'll love this much more rustic tale of life in southern Spain. Stewart and his wife move from England to a dilapidated farm on the wrong side of the river, with no access road, water supply or electricity, and soon realize it was exactly the life they wanted.

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ThomasLove
Jul 26, 2013

A perfect cottage read or for the world traveler who just wants to settle down anywhere but home. It will teach you about agriculture, horticulture, rural Spanish culture, and will do so in a way that is both easy and memorable. This book will forever be in my heart.

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