French life with Tottie Limejuice in Mother Was It Worth It?

French life for Tottie Limejuice continues in this the third travel memoir in the Sell the Pig series


French life, Tottie style, in this third part of the Sell the Pig travel memoirs series.

Tottie and her eccentric family moved to France in search of a better life for her nearly nonogenarian mother who suffered from dementia. As her full-time carer, Tottie listened to daily recitations of her favourite saying: ‘Mother, mother, it’s a bugger, sell the pig and buy me out.”
Catch up now with Tottie’s French life now in the AM years – After Mother – as she starts her new life in the rural Livradois-Forez region of the Auvergne, living in Tottie’s Grottage. Meet the local inhabitants, from exotic birds to colourful characters like the Bin Pickers, Library Lady and the Bowing Farmer.

All are described with Tottie’s familiar gently ironic humour. Discover the procedure behind the Frogification of Tottie, and if her bid for French nationality is successful.
‘Mother Was It Worth It?’ is the concluding part of the Sell the Pig series, which began with ‘Sell the Pig’ and ‘Is That Billinge Lump?’

What the readers said:

‘Sometimes tear stained and bittersweet, sometimes hilarious but always written delightfully’

‘ The authors story telling is fantastic, her descriptions of people, places and event so vivid that you could be at the Grottage and holidaying in the Auvergne.’

‘The books lets us experience life in a small French area and of course we all want to go and live there’

‘This book will make you smile and laugh out loud – Tottie is great company’

‘Tottie’s warmth, wit and love of the Auvergne shine from every page. Superbly written, this memoir has a lively conversational style that makes you feel as if you are sitting with her listening to these wonderful anecdotes.’

‘Well Mother it was indeed worth reading this book?Yes Yes Yes, another beautifully written book and yet again the simplicity of Tottie’s writing style makes it a fantastic read.’


Mother Was It Worth It? (available in paperback and eBook format)

Available from most Amazon country websites, including France, Canada and Australia.



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