I Once Had a Farm in Ireland: Living the Organic Lifestyle

I Once Had a Farm in Ireland Living the Organic Lifestyle A wheelbarrow a cable drum gardening tools and a pickaxe are unusual items on a wedding registry but that s what Mac and Siggy a German professional couple needed in order fulfill their dream to

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  • Title: I Once Had a Farm in Ireland: Living the Organic Lifestyle
  • Author: Siggy Buckley
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 300
  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • A wheelbarrow, a cable drum, gardening tools, and a pickaxe are unusual items on a wedding registry, but that s what Mac and Siggy, a German professional couple, needed in order fulfill their dream to start organic gardening, then emigrating to Ireland to seek a healthier and simpler life in an unspoiled country It s the 80 s, the height of the Cold War, and a time of reaA wheelbarrow, a cable drum, gardening tools, and a pickaxe are unusual items on a wedding registry, but that s what Mac and Siggy, a German professional couple, needed in order fulfill their dream to start organic gardening, then emigrating to Ireland to seek a healthier and simpler life in an unspoiled country It s the 80 s, the height of the Cold War, and a time of rearmament and potential political disaster When Chernobyl blows up in 1986, they are scared enough by its fall out to opt out of their comfort zone and make fundamental changes to the lives of their young family More than just fleeing the nuclear threats, they want to blaze a new path to a self sustaining and wholesome lifestyle A period of intense learning and acquiring new skills follows How to raise chickens, pluck geese, breed cattle and sheep, and how to grow all kinds of vegetables Soon they find out that farming means a never ending workload A strict, inflexible routine is required on the farm their roles change sharply with day to day demands and problems they never envisioned Even cultural differences between Ireland and Germany contribute to their stress They almost kill themselves and each other to produce healthy food Lovers of Ireland, arm chair gardeners and travelers experience a real life account of the most ancient and mysterious European cultures instead of the prevailing shamrock and leprechaun image.

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    1. This is a candid account, written with an endearing sense of self-deprecating humor, of taking a cause into action, which is something few people have the courage to do. Siggy, “a German city girl,” and her then-husband were environmental activists with strong leanings towards the Green party in Germany. What propelled their idealism into action was the nuclear disaster around Chernobyl. The choice to move to Ireland was his: “Instead he chose Ireland, because it was mainly unspoiled, gree [...]

    2. I Once Had a Farm in Ireland, is a story which came very close to my personal thoughts & decisions.Author, Siggy Buckley, has written a wonderful story which mirrored much of my life. After reading this delightful story I am compelled to share my thoughts on my personal journey and how it related to her book!My wife and I have lived AND are still living a very fulfilling life! Our previous life’s chapters had been very high profile for 35 years. It was living life in the fast lane due to t [...]

    3. I Once Had a Farm in Ireland by Siggy Buckley is a heartfelt and soulful memoir of leaving everything you know and love behind to pursue a spouse's dream of living a greener, cleaner and more organic lifestyle in a foreign country.The author recounts her CPA husband's decision to leave the business he is in and move from Germany to Ireland shortly after the Chernobyl disaster of 1986. Living in Europe during this time brought about a greener, more organic lifestyle for many Germans and the autho [...]

    4. I Once Had a Farm in Ireland: Living the Organic Lifestyle by Siggy Buckley is a candid story that reeled me in and sparked my curiosity right away. From the other side of the world I felt a connection and a certain relate-ability to her even though our lives are extremely different. She writes with a raw honesty that had me believing every word she shared was true from her life. She details this time period candidly and with chuckles along the way.This tale has a higher purpose and I congratula [...]

    5. Having read Ms. Buckley's first book, Next Time Lucky a Creative Non-Fiction, I knew that she lived in Ireland on a farm. I was intrigued to learn more about that life and what happened. Ms. Buckley was kind enough to give me a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review.This book is a mixture of Memoir, Self-Help, and Cookbook.Ms. Buckley shares about her 'green' lifestyle and the decisions made to move to Ireland and begin an organic farm. She also shares anecdotes about the challenges [...]

    6. A great read for anyone who has ever lived or visited Ireland. This is a not just a personal journey into the unknown, it is entertaining and educating with a good balance of history, personal observations and tips on organic farming. It tells of the pitfalls associated with starting a new venture in a strange country in a matter of fact way interlaced with humour throughout. When reading I Once Had a Farm in Ireland I found myself eagerly scrolling to see what happened next. I would recommend t [...]

    7. Do you like Ireland? Is healthy food important to you? Would you like to grow your own? Go green completely? This is an account of our experience of emigrating to an unpolluted country to raise our young family in a safe and healthy environment.

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