Fresh Eggs and Dog Beds: Living the dream in rural Ireland
For Nick and Lesley Albert, swapping the hectic intensity of modern Britain for the peace of a tumble-down farmhouse in rural west Ireland was like a dream come true. But three years later, with the economy crashing and the house refurbishments unfinished, their plan for a tranquil life is falling apart.
Are they in danger of replicating the very lifestyle they had hoped to escape, or can they get their lives back on track? Only time will tell.
Chock-full of laughter and with a few tears too, this third instalment of their quirky life in County Clare sees these whimsical chicken farmers forge ahead with the renovations, make new friends, rescue more dogs, eat a lot of cake and dance joyfully, whilst enduring floods, droughts, fire and ice, and debating the curious problem of what to do with 300 eggs.
moving to Ireland, humour, dogs, chickens, renovations
Books by Nick Albert. Click on a book to see it on Amazon.
Who is Nick Albert?
Nick Albert was born and raised in England. After a hectic career as a training consultant and sports coach, Nick, and his wife, Lesley, decided it was time to leave the stress of city life behind. In 2004 they made the sudden decision to begin a new life in rural Ireland – a country they had never before visited. There they bought a dilapidated farmhouse, and with the aid of a second-hand do-it-yourself manual, began renovations on their new home.
When the refurbishments to the property and their lives were complete, Nick began writing full-time.
Books by Nick Albert
Fresh Eggs and Dog Beds: Living the dream in rural Ireland, Book 1
Fresh Eggs and Dog Beds: Living the dream in rural Ireland, Book 2
Fresh Eggs and Dog Beds: Living the dream in rural Ireland, Book 3
Fresh Eggs and Dog Beds: Living the Dream in rural Ireland, Book 4
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