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Trading paces : from rat race to hen run

Author: Michael Kelly
Publisher: Dublin : O'Brien Press, 2008.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Does this ring any bells? Mortgaged to the hilt, rising at 5.30 to commute across three counties to jobs in Dublin, fed-up, bleary-eyed and only in your thirties? Michael Kelly and his wife were classic Celtic Cubs. Then they simplified, down-sized, opted out. Now they live happily in a leaky cottage in Dunmore East, their ties with the capital severed and their careers as corporate drones abandoned. They grow  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Kelly, Michael.
Trading Paces : From Rat Race to Hen Run.
Dublin : The O'Brien Press, ©2008
Named Person: Michael Kelly
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Kelly
ISBN: 9781847175120 1847175120
OCLC Number: 819613675
Description: 1 online resource : color illustrations, color portraits
Contents: Cover; Title Page; Dedication; Acknowledgements; CONTENTS; PREFACE; Chapter 1: RETIREMENT AS THE ULTIMATE GOAL IN LIFE; Chapter 2: HELP, HELP! THE SKY IS FALLING!; Chapter 3: THE COUNTRY SQUIRE; Chapter 4: TUNNEL VISION; Chapter 5: HEN PARTY; Chapter 6: GIVING UP; Chapter 7: MEAT IS MURDER; Chapter 8: THE DOWNSIZER'S DILEMMA; Chapter 9: PIGS IN SPACE; Chapter 10: HARVEST; Plates; About the Author; Copyright.
Responsibility: Michael Kelly.

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'equally enjoyable' -- Irish Examiner 'Inspiring both admiration and jealousy, the author recounts his journey with humour and candour, and provides plenty of food for thought.' -- Sunday Business Read more...

 
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