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In his new collection of poems - several of which have already become famous before their book publication - Clive James looks back over an extraordinarily rich life with a clear-eyed and unflinching honesty. There are regrets, but no trace of self-pity in these verses, which - for all their open dealings with death and illness - are primarily a celebration of what is treasurable and memorable in our time here. Again and again, James reminds us that he is not only a poet of effortless wit and lyric accomplishment: he is also an immensely wise one, who delights in using poetic form to bring a razor-sharp focus to his thought. Miraculously, these poems see James writing with his insight and energy not only undiminished but positively charged by his situation: Sentenced to Life represents a career high point from one of the greatest literary intelligences of the age.(hide)
These scrumptious dishes will have everyone at the table reaching for seconds!
Pub Date:23/02/2017 (hide)
Britain has a wonderful tradition of keeping sheep, from the Badger Face Welsh Mountain sheep and the Norfolk Horn to the Oxford Down and the Scottish Greyface. Whatever land you have available, this book will help you to choose the right sheep for you. Whether you want to breed lustrous Soay sheep wool or delicious Herdwick lamb, every stage of the sheep keeping process is covered here. (hide)
Using just plain white cloth and indigo dye, you can create a huge range of patterns that will each be unique. Full photographic step-by-step instructions are given for preparing the vat and plain dyeing, so you can master these steps before you move on to the different types of shibori. Each chapter then starts with a photographic step-by-step explanation of a different shibori technique.
Published:8 May 2018 (hide)
From warming Kofta Salad, a 'Wind me Down' Winter's Evening Salad and tasty Spiced Roasted Plum Salad to a twist on the classic, Caesar Salad with Purple Kale, Kathryn minimises the use of sugary, heavy dressings and bland leaves and brings fresh, nutrient packed ingredients. Each salad is less than 300 calories per portion, but still jam-packed with flavour.
Published:7 Jan 2019
Perfect for young sports-mad readers, it is packed with advice and tips on how to be a great captain and lead your team to success. What's more, these inspiring words come directly from some of our greatest sporting heroes, including football's Gary Linekar, runner Dame Kelly Holmes and cricket's Michael Vaughan. From the British curling team to successful Paralympians, from body language to bravery, the book is a wide-ranging, useful and entertaining meditation upon the art of captaincy. (hide)
It's the perfect gift for a dog lover or anyone who appreciates hilarious insights into dog (and human) nature.
Published:13 Jul 2017 (hide)
By learning the history and the principles, Crystal shows how the spellings that break all the rules become easier to get right. (hide)
Now Springwatch: The 2019 Almanac offers the perfect guide for anyone looking to get out and explore the wonders of nature just outside their back door. Taking you month by month through the coming year, the almanac combines compelling stories with practical guidance that will inspire anyone to start exploring. It has all the information you need to discover the natural wonders around you, from how to identify animal tracks and bird nests to the best time to witness starling murmurations and mayflies hatching. (hide)
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