Art Life Chooks: Learning to leave the city and love the by Annette Hughes

By Annette Hughes

I've left my acquaintances, my occupation and my entire proposal of self, for what? To stay a few half-baked hippy idyll? i will be residing in shut proximity to the kin i have slightly visible due to the fact that leaving domestic a few thirty years in the past, let alone dwelling with Geoffrey's kin at very shut quarters. What was once I thinking?

As a literary agent, Annette Hughes lived a lifetime of release events, deal-making and unending manuscripts. It used to be a task that appeared to stick to certainly from her paintings with painters, sculptors, actors and musicians. yet then she gave all of it up and headed again to the nation of her beginning, Queensland, and a farm within the Noosa hinterland together with her associate, Geoffrey. Now her lifestyles is digging the vegetable patch, looking at the seasons, tending the chooks and animating a category of disinclined drama scholars at an area institution. a few days she loses her voice. On others she may well converse to nobody or just spend an hour or communing with the cows or looking at horrified as Geoffrey fights off pythons within the chicken condo. this can be a fascinating, clean, opinionated, humorous and awesome ebook approximately relocating from your convenience region.

'To me Hughesy is the totally fantastic tremendous agent I drank with within the swishest bars within the maximum urban within the complete huge international. yet that isn't Hughesy as you recognize her. you recognize her larger than I since you comprehend her now because the fowl woman of the northern coast.' John Birmingham

'An soaking up learn ... the subject material and the writing are both charming.' Australian Bookseller and Publisher

Show description

Read Online or Download Art Life Chooks: Learning to leave the city and love the country PDF

Similar nature & ecology books

Water and Development: 1 (Independent Evaluation Group Studies)

Improvement styles, expanding inhabitants strain, and the call for for larger livelihoods in lots of components of the globe all give a contribution to a progressively deepening international water concern. improvement redirects, consumes, and pollutes water. It additionally explanations adjustments within the nation of normal water reservoirs, without delay by way of draining aquifers and in some way through melting glaciers and the polar ice caps.

Incroyables insectes (Nature) (French Edition)

Du plus petit au plus grand, du plus discret au plus voyant, les exploits des insectes, leurs documents et leurs originalités sont décrits dans ce livre pour tous publics, avec simplicité et humour, mais sans aucune exagération. Oui, ils sont capables de tout ça ! Et pour le prouver, de nombreuses et superbes images, los angeles plupart prises sur le terrain, confirmeront aux incrédules que nos amis les insectes sont vraiment INCROYABLES !

Advances in Irish Quaternary Studies (Atlantis Advances in Quaternary Science)

This booklet offers a brand new synthesis of the broadcast study at the Quaternary of eire. It experiences a few major advances within the final 3 a long time at the figuring out of the development and chronology of the Irish Quaternary glacial, interglacial, floristic and career documents. these employing the newest expertise have enabled major advances in geochronology utilizing sped up mass spectrometry, cosmogenic nuclide extraction and optically encouraged luminescence among others.

Local Environmental Politics in China: Challenges and Innovations

Wisdom and perception in nationwide environmental governance in China is common. in spite of the fact that, more and more it's been stated that the main difficulties in guiding the chinese language financial system and society in the direction of sustainability are to be discovered on the neighborhood point. This publication illuminates the fast-changing dynamics of neighborhood environmental politics in China, a subject matter in basic terms marginally addressed within the literature.

Extra resources for Art Life Chooks: Learning to leave the city and love the country

Sample text

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.39 of 5 – based on 4 votes