Ginty's Ghost: A Wilderness Dweller's Dream

Ginty's Ghost: A Wilderness Dweller's Dream By Chris Czajkowski, Ginty s Ghost A Wilderness Dweller s Dream Bestselling author Chris Czajkowski returns with revelations of life in the far reaches of the Chilcotin After nearly three decades of wilderness dwelling far from neighbours and roads with the neare
  • Title: Ginty's Ghost: A Wilderness Dweller's Dream
  • Author: Chris Czajkowski
  • ISBN: 9781550175752
  • Page: 188
  • Format: Paperback
  • Ginty's Ghost: A Wilderness Dweller's Dream By Chris Czajkowski, Bestselling author Chris Czajkowski returns with revelations of life in the far reaches of the Chilcotin.After nearly three decades of wilderness dwelling far from neighbours and roads, with the nearest community accessible only via float plane or days of hiking, Czajkowski purchases a derelict homestead with rough road access at Ginty Creek, an hour s drive south ofBestselling author Chris Czajkowski returns with revelations of life in the far reaches of the Chilcotin.After nearly three decades of wilderness dwelling far from neighbours and roads, with the nearest community accessible only via float plane or days of hiking, Czajkowski purchases a derelict homestead with rough road access at Ginty Creek, an hour s drive south of Anahim Lake Although the property is mostly swamp and the packrat infested buildings are uninhabitable, the location affords beautiful views and abundant wildlife and the asking price is within her budget.Ginty Creek was named for Ginty Paul, the eccentric recluse who had previously owned the property Some locals remember Ginty affectionately, while others feared her volatile temper or refused to step into her house for fear of being served chicken poop tea She had an open door policy to all of her animals the chickens would sleep with her and the bedroom doubled as a maternity ward for dogs, cats, goats and sheep Intrigued by the stories,Czajkowski tracks down a pile of Ginty s letters and documents These, combined with many fond, bitter and bizarre anecdotes gleaned from interviews with area residents, are all woven into the account.As Czajkowski chronicles the many challenges of settling into her new home, it becomes clear that she and Ginty have than just a piece of land in common They also share a spirit of independence and resourcefulness, as well as an unwavering desire for a solitary life immersed in the spectacular landscapes of British Columbia.
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    1. Chris Czajkowski

      Chris Czajkowski is an accomplished writer and spokesperson for wilderness living She is the author of ten books including Cabin at Singing River Raincoast Books , Lonesome Memoirs of a Wilderness Dog Heritage House Publishing , Snowshoes and Spotted Dick Letters from a Wilderness Dweller Harbour Publishing , A Mountain Year Nature Diary of a Wilderness Dweller Harbour Publishing , and Ginty s Ghost A Wilderness Dweller s Dream Harbour Publishing Her newest book, And the River Still Sings, is available September 2014, and answers the question How does one go from English villager to Wilderness Dweller Chris Czajkowski was born and raised at the edge of a large village in England,until she abandoned the company of others to roam the countryside in search of the natural world As a young adult she studied dairy farming and travelled to Uganda to teach at a farm school Returning to England she found nothing to hold her interest, so in 1971 she hitchhiked around the world spending as little time as possible in cities.Arriving in Canada in 1979, Chris travelled to the West Chilcotin and settled deep in the woods of British Columbia s Coast Mountains She called her new home Nuk Tessli and lived there for twenty three years, turning her paradise into a thriving wildernessresort and guiding business.In 2012, after many happy years of living alone in the bush, Chris sold Nuk Tessli, closing a significant chapter of her life.And the River Still Sings goes beyond the tales of wilderness living, exploring both the experiences that led Chris to a solitary lifestyle and her transition to a life closer to the grid Her new book offers personal and honest insight into the Wilderness Dweller.

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