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Under Sydenham Skies A Celebration of Country Life

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ISBN-10: 1550416154

ISBN-13: 9781550416152

Edition: 2001

Authors: Cornelia Johanna Baines

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In December, 1970, Andrew and Cornelia Baines bought an old stonefarmhouse situated on 150 acres in the Queen's Valley outside Owen Sound. They named itHougues Magues - Margaret's stony ground. And at Hougues Magues, the Baines familydiscovered the magic and the rhythms of the country. Under Sydenham Skies is the story of Hougues Magues - of thefamily who built it and their neighbours. It is the story of an historic old houselovingly restored, and of the gardens and the land around it. It is a loving chronicle ofBognor and Sydenham, and the stony ground found north of Toronto in the region of GeorgianBay. Cornelia Baines recreates the history of her farm - its streams, fields,trees, and…    
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Book details

List price: $4.95
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: Trifolium Books, Incorporated
Publication date: 12/7/2000
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 200
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.836
Language: English

Recipes
Photographs and Illustrations
Preface
In the Beginning
Serendipity
The First Year
First Neighbours
The Past
How the Land Began
Lives Lived
Rituals
Town Rituals
Spring Rituals
Summer Rituals
Autumn Rituals
Winter Rituals
Contrasts
Practising Frugality
Nature's Bounty
What We Did
One Step at a Time
Farming 101
How Did Our Garden Grow?
Gilding the Lily
Parties to Remember
Reflections
Ode to Sydenham
Regional Distractions
Acknowledgements
Sources