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I'm Corinne M Westphal. I'm a professional writer, editor and blogger, aspiring author, and farm-girl-in-training. My husband and I recently moved to our farm in rural South Africa and are (at the same time) loving and struggling with a major life shift from city slickers to country folk.

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