The Keep Calm Shop
Discovered in a dusty box nine years ago. the KEEP CALM and CARRY ON poster has suddenly struck a chord in our current difficult times, now we are in need of a stiff upper lip and optimistic energy once again.
We have books about the poster, books about the war and self help books that so you little ways to keep calm. We also have the SOD CALM and GET ANGRY book for those who can't stand it anymore.
The Dig For Victory campaign to encourage people to grow their own food began in Britain in September 1940. This was the government's plan to avert hunger in the event of the war lasting more than a few months. This book takes the reader through the seasons offering helpful gardening tips.
* The follow-up to 2008's reissue of Mr Middleton's Digging for Victory * A facsimile reissue of a 1945 wartime gardening guide * By the wartime BBC gardening guru, Mr Middleton * Full of fascinating period advertisements and handy tips for money-saving vegetable and fruit growing * Perfect Christmas gift for credit-crunch times
Digging for VictoryA" tells the story of Homefront gardens & gardening during the Second World War. Using contemporary photographs and ephemera this meticulously researched and lavishly illustrated account covers the role and fate of both the 'ordinary' garden as well as the larger gardens and estates.