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A Word to the Wise
This fascinating compilation of accumulated wisdom includes traditional sayings and superstitions to explain whether, and why, they still work today. With advice on the practical necessities of cooking, gardening, housekeeping and health, as well as proverbial wisdom concerning good behaviour for children, adults and life in general. read more
Taken from the book A Word to the Wise.
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Ruth Binney writes on a wide variety of country matters, from traditional practices to natural history, as well as on gardening and cooking. She is a member of the Guild of Food Writers, has wide experience in radio, and regularly gives talks to gardening clubs and other associations. Ruth graduated in Natural Sciences from Cambridge University in 1965, since when she has had a successful career in illustrated non-fiction publishing. Before leaving London for Dorset in 2002, she was Development Editor at Reader’s Digest Books. She is an active member of her community, a keen allotment and flower gardener, cook and walker.