A Home Companion : My Year of Living Like My Grandmother

Author(s): Wendyl Nissen

NZ Non-Fiction

The tale of a year-long journey from straight-talking, hard-bitten journalist to green goddess - complete with fabulous recipes and experimental disasters - all told in a smart, funny and self deprecating fashion.

Wendyl Nissen is well-known as a straight talking journalist whose career has seen her edit top-selling magazines, produce ground-breaking television documentaries and take on talkback radio callers without batting a heavily made-up eyelid. But what happened when she let three chickens called Marigold, Hillary and Yoko into her life on 24 October 2008?
A Home Companion details Wendyl's year-long journey towards self sufficiency and life as a green goddess. The book details each green goddess discovery as it happens - both the triumphs and the disasters - while Wendyl slowly sheds her corporate life and takes to wearing yards of muslin, leather sandals and forgets to straighten her hair.
A Home Companion is the book for any woman who finds herself yearning to get her hands covered in soil, rid her house of nasty chemicals, nurture her family and become a green goddess - even if it's just at the weekends. First published October 2010.

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Wendyl Nissen is well-known as a straight talking journalist whose career has seen her edit top-selling magazines, produce ground-breaking television documentaries and take on talkback radio callers without batting a heavily made-up eyelid.

General Fields

  • : 9781877505058
  • : Allen & Unwin
  • : Allen & Unwin
  • : October 2010
  • : New Zealand
  • : October 2010
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Wendyl Nissen
  • : Paperback
  • : 1
  • : 920.00
  • : 264