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Welcome to my eBookstore.  I have written five sustainable living eBooks with a couple more in the pipeline.  Feel free to browse the store.  You can use the View Cart button to see what you have selected before proceeding to the checkout.  

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Keep Calm and Make Cheese 3D TabletKeep Calm and Make Cheese – The Beginners Guide To Cheese Making at Home

Have you ever wanted to make real cheese at home, but didn’t know where or how to start?  Well look no further, as this book makes it easy for the beginner to jump right in and make cheese.

Keep Calm, and Make Cheese steps you through the process of home cheese making with 24 tried and tested recipes for the budding home cheese maker to follow and create.

With over 60 pictures, and links to 12 of the author’s simple to follow cheese making video tutorials, the whole process becomes much easier to achieve success than you would by reading a normal cheese making book.

After reading this book you too will be able to “Keep Calm and Make Cheese”, in your very own home.


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Michael C on Apr. 29th, 2013 
I’ve never made cheese before and now I seriously can’t wait until I do, this book is amazing!  So much great work here, and Kim’s drawings are really something else too!   You should be really proud.
Ian Treuer on May 3rd, 2013
“Gavin has written a book that is refreshing in straightforwardness and purpose, to give you a good start in making cheese at home. It has the personal touch, where he speaks of his reasons behind wanting to start making cheese in the first place; I found this more interesting than what other authors start their books with. You know that story about the poor nomad who had to put milk in a lamb’s stomach; he is using for a canteen and then goes sloshing about the dessert and voila cheese! It is the personal touch that made me want to keep reading.”
Read more of Ian’s review at http://muchtodoaboutcheese.com/2013/05/03/want-to-make-cheese-but-dont-know-how-keep-calm-get-this-ebook/
Liz Beavis on May 24th, 2013 
“When you make the same quick cheeses nearly everyday, you feel like something different in the weekend, and I was very pleased by the recent release of Gavin Webber’s cheese eBook “Keep Calm and Make Cheese – The Beginners Guide To Cheese Making at Home”. In fact I tried three new cheeses in three days! The Italian bag cheese, the Camembert and the farmhouse cheddar.
Gavin’s book has very clear instructions and the recipes are nice and simple, without some of the more complicated and time-consuming steps I’ve seen in other books. The cheeses are practical for use in the home, rather than trying to match every step used in a commercial process.
Many of my other cheese books skip over important details, and I’m never sure if I should put the lid on the pot, or if I should be draining the cheese in cheese cloth, or do I air dry in the fridge or at room temperature? Gavin doesn’t leave you wondering, all the steps have just the right detail.For anyone who is new to cheese, this is a very useful resource, even if you own several other cheese books, its great value and has some recipes I’d never heard of before (I had to make the Italian bag cheese just because it sounded weird). Throughout the book there are links to Gavin’s YouTube cheese videos, but I didn’t watch any because our Internet is so slow. If you haven’t seen someone making cheese before, this would be a good way to get some first-hand experience without having to go to a cheese-making course.”

Read more of Liz’s review at http://eight-acres.blogspot.com.au/2013/05/quick-cheese-for-busy-people.html

Sasha Goldberg on June 30, 2013

This is a great book for beginning cheesemakers. The format, linking the recipes to online videos which demonstrate techniques, is exceptionally helpful. What’s more, Gavin posts regularly on his blog and is available to answer questions.
This is a tremendous value at $6.99 and would be worth it at twice the price.

The Greening of Gavin 3D TabletThe Greening of Gavin – My First Year of Living Sustainably

As he walked out of the cinema, Gavin knew that his life would change forever. It was the impact of a documentary that kicked him into action, whereby he decided to lower his family’s impact on the planet, in the attempt to live a more sustainable lifestyle. This is the story of his first year of ‘The Greening of Gavin’.

Gavin’s philosophy is a simple one and he describes it as this;

“An Ordinary Australian Man Who Has A Green Epiphany Whilst Watching A Documentary, Gets a Hybrid Car, Plants A Large Organic Vegetable Garden, Goes Totally Solar, Lowers Consumption, Feeds Composts Bins and Worms, Harvests Rainwater, Raises Chickens, Makes Cheese and Soap, and Eats Locally. All In The Effort To Reduce Our Family’s Carbon Footprint So We Can Start Making A Difference For Our Children & Future Generations To Come.”

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Emma B on Sep. 24, 2012 :
This book is the best I have ever read on sustainability in and around the home. It is funny, easy to read and dotted with great illustrations by the writers wife. Oh yes and the ‘what i’d do differently’ section of each chapter was really helpful for a novice like me starting out my first veg patch!
Dawn H on June 26, 2012 :
I really enjoyed this book. The author has broken his first year of learning to live “green” into practical sections like “Waste” and “Water Conservation”, describing his actions in that first year in each category. Each chapter finishes with a “What I’d Do Now” section, which were my favourite parts. If you’ve followed the blog, you’ll appreciate the opportunity to see how it all began in an easy to read format. If you’re new to Gavin Webber’s story, you’re lucky – this is a great way to discover how an ordinary bloke living an average life started to make changes that significantly reduced his carbon footprint.
Kathy P on June 26, 2012 :
What a terrific little book! I’ve been a devoted reader of the author’s blog for a couple years now, but it’s nice to have his “greening” process laid out step-by-step, all in one publication. When a blogger is as prolific as Gavin is, it can be hard to piece it all together from blog posts done over several years’ time.
I particularly enjoyed the “what I’d do differently” review of each chapter’s topic. As we all know, hindsight is 20/20 and this feature gives us the benefit of Gavin’s learning curve.
It’s easy to get lost in the green-washing propaganda put out by our corporate overlords, but Gavin’s book clearly lays out concrete actions that almost anyone can take to achieve measurable benefits for themselves, their families and the planet. It’s nice to see that a bit of celebrity has come Gavin’s way as well, as his story has gotten a fair bit of press and has likely inspired others to follow in his footsteps.
Nice job! I look forward to reading Gavin’s future works.


The Way of the ChickenThe Way of The Chicken – A Guide To Keeping Backyard Chickens

This how-to-book is not your ordinary guide, but also is a tale of apprehension, excitement, joy, despair, and happiness.

It is a story that spans five years, from the first day that I suggested keeping chickens to my wife up until the time when I expanded the chicken run to its current size.  This book is full of great tips and ideas to help make your own backyard chicken dream a reality.

The benefits of keeping backyard chickens are many, from laying eggs, enriching your soil, to weeding and preparing your vegetable beds for the next crop.  Chickens are extremely willing workers that will enhance your garden more than you ever could by yourself.



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Build Your Own Small Solar Power System 3D TabletBuild Your Own Small Solar Power System

So what do you do when the power goes out? Do you fumble around in the dark looking for candles or a torch to light the way? Is it an inconvenience or a major disaster when you lose the mains?

Well, look no further.

This eBook is a how to guide, with comprehensive instructions that will enable you to benefit from my experience and research, and build your very own small solar power system even on a modest budget.

So discover how easy it is to make your own small solar power supply, driven by the greatest resource we have at our disposal. The Sun.



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Build Your Own Backyard Clay Oven 3D TabletBuild Your Own Backyard Clay Oven

It seems like just about everyone wants to cook outdoors these days, and what better way to do it than in your very own backyard clay oven.
This book shows how easy it is to make a clay oven from scratch, and includes detailed instructions, with over 60 photographs and illustrations.
It is time for the humble Barbecue or Grill to move over, and for the backyard oven to step into the role of the ‘must build’ outdoor cooking accessory for the 21st century.


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Dr. Bob Rich on May 13th 2013 from http://mudsmith.net     
This delightful little e-book is a good recipe for two kinds of fun: building a dome oven, and cooking in it. As you read, you can hear Gavin chatting to you about it, explaining things in simple, no nonsense terms.
The illustrative photographs make the book easy to use.
The step by step instructions are meticulously thought out and clearly presented. I wish I had instructions this detailed for building my first house!
His choice of materials and techniques were environmentally sound. For example, he used clay dug out from his own soil (during the construction of Cluckingham Palace, the place for the chooks), and when he could, he got free or second hand bricks and things. This is a good example to follow.
I approve of a lifestyle of doing things for yourself, living a varied, full life instead of the one-dimensional existence most people unthinkingly follow. Although building an oven in your backyard may superficially seem like a luxury, it is not. It is part of returning to the meaningful, enjoyable way of doing things humans evolved to do.

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