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by Carol Drinkwater

Author: Carol Drinkwater
Subcategory: Europe
Language: English
Publisher: The Overlook Press; 1st edition (April 23, 2001)
Pages: 330 pages
Category: Travels
Rating: 4.8
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This book would have never existed with Michel. So it is to him that I first say thank you; for his encouragement, generosity and expansive love

It is well-written but the story line is just not as interesting as her other books. In "Return to the Olive Farm", she tells the story of converting the farm to an organic operation, free of pesticides.

The Olive Farm is a double love story. We experience the highs and lows: the local customs and cuisine; the threats of fire and adoption of a menagerie of animals; the potential financial ruin and the thrill of harvesting their own olives.

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The Olive Farm December 21, 2019. NAW Interview with Carol Drinkwater New Asian Writing Online Asian Literary Community interviews Carol following the publication of Hotel Paradise. Actress and author Carol Drinkwater. Writer's Forum Where I Write: Phil Barrington visits novelist Carol Drinkwater at her French olive farm. Where are they now? Actress and author Carol Drinkwater. STAGE and screen actress Carol played Helen Herriot in the popular TV series All Creatures Great And Small (1978-1985) with Robert Hardy, Christopher Timothy and Peter Davison.

The first in Carol Drinkwater's bestselling trilogy set on a Provencal olive farm. All my life, I have dreamed of acquiring a crumbling, shabby-chic house overlooking the sea.

Actor-Writer Carol Drinkwater's person page. An extraordinary encounter last night. Four of us were having dinner in the garden when a very small hedgehog came trundling by. (apparently, there s family of them living behind the Mad Old Chateau)

Actor-Writer Carol Drinkwater's person page. (apparently, there s family of them living behind the Mad Old Chateau).

Carol Drinkwater (born April 22 1948 in London) is a British actress and author, made famous by. .She has written a number of children's books and a series of books about her experiences on her olive farm in Provence.

Carol Drinkwater (born April 22 1948 in London) is a British actress and author, made famous by appearing in the televised adaptation of the James Herriot books, "All Creatures Great and Small".

When Carol Drinkwater and her fiancé, Michel, are given the opportunity to purchase ten acres of an abandoned olive farm in.A Memoir of Life, Love, and Olive Oil in the South of France.

When Carol Drinkwater and her fiancé, Michel, are given the opportunity to purchase ten acres of an abandoned olive farm in the South of France . Category: Biography & Memoir Travel: Europe Travel Writing.

When the opportunity arises for Carol Drinkwater and her husband, Michel, to purchase ten acres of a disused olive farm in the South of France, the idea seems ridiculously farfetched.

After all, they are newlyweds of limited means, and Carol is still adjusting to her role as stepmother to Michel’s two daughters. But the splendor of the region becomes a force they are unable to resist. Michel presents their life savings to the real estate broker as a down payment for the farm, embarking the family on an adventure that will bring them in close contact with the charming countryside, querulous personalities, petty bureaucracies, and extraordinary wildlife (including a ravenous wild boar) of Provence. In the spirit of Peter Mayle’s A Year in Provence and Frances Mayes’s Under the Tuscan Sun, The Olive Farm is a splendid tour of southern France, from the glamour of Cannes to the Iles de Lérins and a Cistercian monastery on the tiny isle of St. Honorat, to Carol Drinkwater’s own small piece of land, which she transforms from an overgrown plot of weeds and ivy to a thriving, productive farm, transforming in the process her own dream of a peaceful and meaningful life into reality.