By Ian Moore
A comedic romp via one man's lifestyles within the Loire Valley, France
Comedian, mod, grump Ian Moore has had sufficient. bored with being not able to park wherever close to his cramped apartment in a loud city he doesn’t like, he hatches a plan to maneuver his spouse and younger son to a distant nook of the Loire Valley looking for serenity and area. numerous years later, Ian unearths himself as much as his neck in bilingual offspring, feral cats, promiscuous horses, dysfunctional spaniels, and needy hens; he’s wrestling with electrical fences, a international language, a mountain of animal waste, and a spouse who collects farm animals like there’s a biblical flood at the horizon, all whereas making an attempt to not soiled his loafers. yet regardless of the ups, downs, and lengthening calls for of Ian’s showbiz occupation, the Moore relatives persevere to create a different, colourful, and finally profitable lifestyles of their new home—à l. a. campagne and à los angeles mod!
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