Thu, 15 Apr | Better Read Than Dead - upstairs

Todd Alexander - You've Got to be Kidding: a shedload of wine & a farm full of goats

Join us in store as one of Australia's bestselling authors, Todd Alexander, shares his hilarious new take on country life. Following on from the best-selling 'Thirty Thousand Bottles of Wine and a Pig Called Helga' this new book recounts the highs and lows of Todd & Jeff's tree change adventure.
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Todd Alexander - You've Got to be Kidding: a shedload of wine & a farm full of goats

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15 Apr, 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Better Read Than Dead - upstairs, 265 King St, Newtown NSW 2042, Australia

About The Event

Following on from his best-selling Thirty Thousand Bottles of Wine and a Pig Called Helga, Todd Alexander shares his hilarious new take on country life. 

RSVP now for this FREE event for your chance to win one of two celebrated wines on the night. Kindly donated from Todd's own vineyard, Block Eight in the Hunter Valley, valued at $180 each.  Tickets are limited, so get in quick!

 

About the Book

They say it takes 10,000 hours to master a new skill. Well 60,000 hours since Todd and Jeff's tree change, they should have nailed country life, right? Sure, they've made great wine, built stunning villas and even learnt how to look after rescued farm animals - but how does anyone plan for the fury of Mother Nature?

Bushfires, drought, sick animals, failed crops, snakes, broken machinery, insurmountable debts, the unstoppable breeding of peafowl ...

Just when they think they're on top of things, they find another hurdle in their way. Despite fierce determination, a willingness to evolve and irrepressible humour, these boys find themselves down for the count. But they aren't ready to throw in the towel just yet ... are they?

About the Author

Todd Alexander is the author of the bestselling memoir Thirty Thousand Bottles of Wine and a Pig Called Helga, which was longlisted for the Australian Independent Bookseller Awards, two novels, and eight non-fiction books. Todd began his career at Dymocks Sydney before becoming Head of Buying at Dymocks Franchise Systems. He then spent 12 years at eBay, becoming a leading online expert and helping thousands of Australians sell online. In 2012, he threw away his corporate career to run a vineyard and accommodation business with his partner, Jeff, in the Hunter Valley of NSW called Block Eight.

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