Illustrated, step-by-step projects demonstrate how to achieve a more self-sufficient life from start to finish
Dick Strawbridge's road to a self-sufficient lifestyle was
documented in three series of It's Not Easy Being Green
(BBC). He co-wrote the first edition of Practical
Self-Sufficiency with his son James, and also It's Not Easy
Being Green (BBC Books, 2009). His current TV project is the
Channel 4's primetime Escape to the Chateau (March 2016),
now in its sixth series.
James Strawbridge, Dick's son, co-presented It's Not Easy Being Green and co-wrote the first edition of Practical Self-Sufficiency and It's Not Easy Being Green. James also co-wrote the Made at Home series on artisan skills (Octopus, 2012).