River Cottage Love

Dear Mr Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall,

I very much like the cut of your jib. Please sponsor me and my family so we can work and live at River Cottage. Your vegetable garden makes me swoon.

Sincerely,
Brooke

I Wanna Be Like Hugh – by Ben Walker

Please tell me I’m not alone here in my love (in a non-husbandy way, of course) for Mr Fearnley-Whittingstall. He’s so earthy and funny and embracing of the simple life. And he’s so fabulously…British.

The River Cottage life runs pretty parallel with my ideal lifestyle, and I sometimes dream about living on a big farm, in an old farmhouse, with a huge, abundant vege garden and a handful of livestock, living off our land as much as possible. But the reality is that that is a full-time job and Mr Fearnley-Whittingstall most likely has a staff of gardeners and stock-keepers who look after it all for him.

But I can dream.

One Response to River Cottage Love

  1. I just found your blog a couple of days ago, and I’m reading from the beginning. I know this post is 4 ½ years old:-)

    But no, you’re most definitely not alone. I LOVE Hugh as well, and I want to live a River Cottage life. But like you I have kids, full time job etc.

    But we can still dream:-)

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