Water Paper Stone: Letters from a Mill in France was reviewed in the San Francisco Examiner. Inga Aksamit says, “Water Paper Stone” joins “A Year in Provence” and “Under the Tuscan Sun” in bringing us vivid illustrations of rural life in Europe and mouth-watering descriptions of rustic slow-food.” To read the whole article: http://tinyurl.com/n6j2t47
Good adventure stories may be hard to come by these days, but forget the genre and go for this wonderful book. Dive headlong into the mill race of this revealing account of a couple who took on restoring an abandoned mill made of stone on the very steep banks of a river in rural France.
It was from the outset an adventure beyond what most career changers manage. It was to be a year in France experiencing the place and a new language, which was seemingly less demanding than circumambulating the globe in a sailboat.