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Grandma Knows Best

Practical Advice that Has Stood the Test of Time

Jane Maple

9781848588059
160 pages
Arcturus Publishing Limited
Overview

From growing your own produce to mending clothes, Grandma Knows Best encompasses a wealth of long-forgotten knowledge.

This beautifully presented hardback applies the simple values of the past to our modern lives. The 'waste not want not' attitude espoused by Jane Maple is money-saving and eco-friendly, with book chapters including 'New Clothes from Old', 'In the Garden' and 'Traditional Labour-Saving Ideas'.

Learn to:
• Hand-knit some cosy socks
• Make delicious green tomato chutney
• Create a treatment for oily skin
• Restore furniture

Author Bio
Jane Maple is a writer living in Eastbourne, Sussex. The product of a Forties marriage, she grew up in Rye and spent her childhood pretending to be George out of the Famous Five. She left school in 1958, the year of Britain's first motorway, the Munich Air Disaster and the launch of Blue Peter, all three of which would become major influences in her life.