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A Handful Of Earth: A Year Of Healing And Growing #2020

A Handful Of Earth A Year Of Healing And Growing When Barney Bardsley s husband was diagnosed withcancer he was thirty six and their daughter just one The family was too young for sell by dates there was too much to live for And so they did But whe

  • Title: A Handful Of Earth: A Year Of Healing And Growing
  • Author: Barney Bardsley
  • ISBN: 9780719596100
  • Page: 421
  • Format: Paperback
  • A Handful Of Earth: A Year Of Healing And Growing By Barney Bardsley, When Barney Bardsley s husband was diagnosed withcancer he was thirty six, and their daughter just one The family was too young for sell by dates there was too much to live for And so they did But when he finally died, Barney felt alone and exhausted Their savings had all gone and now she must support their child single handedly She would just have to take life oneWhen Barney Bardsley s husband was diagnosed withcancer he was thirty six, and their daughter just one The family was too young for sell by dates there was too much to live for And so they did But when he finally died, Barney felt alone and exhausted Their savings had all gone and now she must support their child single handedly She would just have to take life one day at a time She took to tending her small, scruffy allotment Fresh air, wildlife, exercise, nature s cycles of growth and decay she found solace in it all.This is the diary of her year in the garden It begins with January s brisk walks, nourishing soups, and dreams of spring In May comes a messy abundance of bluebells, tadpoles, and honeybees In summer the sunflowers shout And inautumn aharvest of blackberries, beans andsquash The garden s meditative atmosphere also provokesdeeper musings Barney recounts the myths and emotions associated with particular plants shepaintsmemories of childhood she evokes the changes of mood as the seasons shift Above all, she charts how her own life is slowly restored, under the garden s healing influence

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    1. This review also appears on Elizabeth Barney Bardsley nursed her husband Tim through terminal cancer for than ten years before he sadly succumbed to the illness This book is the story of her coming to terms with her grief and loss, aided by her love of gardening Diarised, it reflects on Barney s past and present across the course of one year with both poignant anecdotes about her and Tim s relationship and his illness, as well as what she is up to on her allotment and in her garden at the momen [...]

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