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1000 Paths: Generosity Journal

  • Hardback
  • £P.O.R.

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  • ISBN: 9781840727449
  • Publication date: 19 Aug 2004
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  • Imprint: Spruce
Cassell

How to be a Gentlewoman

Lotte Jeffs
Authors:
Lotte Jeffs

"This is a brilliant & timely exploration of what it means to be a successful female in the 21st century." Elizabeth DayGentlewoman: A woman who blends old-fashioned values such as courtesy, kindness, and generosity, with a thoroughly modern and open-minded attitude; using her self-confidence to show up, not show off and her optimism to inspire others and build a happier life for herself.Women today are under so much pressure to be everything to everyone: to be cool, smart, fit, thin (but not too thin!), funny (but not bitchy!), a supportive friend, partner and family member. We want to be successful and liked at work, to have opinions about politics, art and literature as well as reality TV and Ariana Grande's love life. It's overwhelming.How to be a Gentlewoman presents an antidote to the multi-directional pressures of 21st century life. It cuts through the white noise and offers a compelling strategy for living well and thriving. The book weaves powerful memoir with practical advice (including mastering a power drill and the importance of making your bed every day) and a psychological deep dive into the importance of knowing and liking oneself. This English gentlewoman will teach you that real power comes from within.Rather than 'killing it', 'slaying in your lane', having to be a 'girl boss' or adopting the art of 'not giving a f**k', this book will teach us that gentleness has too long been underestimated. The true antidote to our brutal and aggressive world is to listen closely, be attuned and rediscover our soft power. It's not she who shouts the loudest who gets heard, it's she who understands the most that holds our attention.Contributors include Paris Lees, Clara Amfo, Elizabeth Day, Gina Martin, Olivia Laing, Romy Madley Croft, Brenna Hassett, Ruby Smith-Merovitz, Silvia Bellezza, Heather Habrilesky, Jodie Harsh, Samantha Clark, Nicky Yates, Sarah Ditty and Lorraine Candy.

Mitchell Beazley

The Almanac 2020

Lia Leendertz
Authors:
Lia Leendertz

*THE ORIGINAL & BESTSELLING ALMANAC *A perfect toolkit connecting with the world around us and the year ahead as it unfolds - all in a compact and pocket size that just begs you to pick it up and browse.The Almanac: A Seasonal Guide to 2020 reinvents the tradition of the rural almanac for a new audience. It gives you the tools and inspiration you need to celebrate, mark and appreciate each month of the year in your own particular way. Divided into the 12 months, a set of tables each month gives it the feel and weight of a traditional almanac, providing practical information that gives access to the outdoors and the seasons, perfect for expeditions, meteor-spotting nights and beach holidays. There are also features on each month's unique nature, such as the meteor shower of the month, beehive behaviour, folklore and stories, seasonal recipes and charts tracking moon phases and tides. You will find yourself referring to the almanac all year long, revisiting it again and again, and looking forward to the next edition as the year draws to a close.Praise for The Almanac: A Seasonal Guide to 2018 :'The perfect companion to the seasons' - India Knight'A richly layered book of events, celebrations and everyday information that together create a beautiful, fascinating resource . . . In the single month I've had my hands on it, the book has quietly "worked".' - Telegraph'Beautifully written, this pocket-sized guide is a labour of love and will remind you to appreciate little moments throughout the year.' - Gardens Illustrated'Elegant . . . an ideal stocking filler.' - The English Garden

Hamlyn

You Are the Umpire

John Holder, Paul Trevillion
Contributors:
John Holder, Paul Trevillion

How well do you know your cricket? Do you think you could be the man at the stumps making the right decisions?Put your umpiring skills and knowledge to the ultimate test with this collection of 300 dilemmas from legendaryartist Paul Trevillion. With expert text from renowned first-class umpire John Holder and a variety of complexand occasionally bizarre scenarios for you to adjudicate on, this is an addictive and absorbing read. With questions covering everything from handling off-field incidents to deciding when to signal a no-ball, thesesporting conundrums will keep cricket fans entertained for hours.For anyone who has ever disputed an umpire's call, it's your turn to decide.

Cassell

All New Dad Jokes

Dad Says Jokes
Authors:
Dad Says Jokes

All New Dad Jokes is the second book from the most followed dad jokes page on Instagram, @dadsaysjokes. Now with a following of over 1 million, All New Dad Jokes provides brand new gags guaranteed to leave your friends and family laughing and groaning in equal measure.@DadSaysJokes is a community-run Instagram account with a million followers, inspired by the daily jokes of author Kit Chilvers' dad, Andrew. Every day, followers submit their jokes and the team picks their favourites - or Dad just drops in his own zinger! Kit, a young social networking mastermind started his career at the tender age of 14 , when he created his original platform, Football.Newz, to serve audiences for the World cup 2014. He has recently added another nine platfroms in different genres (of which @DadJokes is one), with nine million followers and rising. This is his second book. Q: What do you call a snowman with a six pack? A: An abdominal snowman.

Conran

Vogue Cocktails

Henry Mcnulty
Authors:
Henry Mcnulty

The Little Black Dress of cocktail books.From the archives of British Vogue, the classic cocktail book, for a new generation of discerning drinkers.Vogue Cocktails is a collection of recipes compiled by former British Vogue drinks aficionado and man-about-town, Henry McNulty. Taking inspiration from the cocktail culture of the 1930s, Vogue Cocktails contains 150 recipes organized by base spirit - Champagne, Gin, Vodka, Whisky, Rum and Brandies & Other Spirits - to ensure a drink for every palate. The book also contains essential information on stocking your bar and mixing drinks, with jazz-age-inspired illustrations by Graham Palfrey-Rogers throughout.

Ilex Press

The Art of the Cocktail

Do you love art? Do you like cocktails? Then this book is perfect for you. Shake up delicious art-inspired drinks, from the absinthe-fuelled Pablo Pisco Sour to the verdant Henry Mojito, and discover evocative cocktails that will transport you straight to Toulouse-Lautrec's Moulin Rouge, Frida Kahlo's favourite cantina, or one of Salvador Dalí's surrealist dinner parties. Filled with art anecdotes and colourful tales, this is both a whistle-stop tour through art history and an exciting way to wet your whistle.Cocktails include the:· Dalí Wallbanger· Klein Blue Moon· Whamm! Bamm! Pow!· Picasso Sour· Frida Kahlúa· René Margarita· and the Hirst-inspired Shark Bite

Cassell

The Korean Skincare Bible

Lilin Yang, Leah Ganse, Sara Jimenez
Authors:
Lilin Yang, Leah Ganse, Sara Jimenez

'The temple of Korean cosmetics' Vanity FairThis is the ultimate no-nonsense manual to daily Korean beauty care; in it you will find step-by-step morning and evening skincare routines, the best product advice and actionable tips on how to take care of your complexion. In this handbook, the experts in Korean cosmetics will also teach you how to use everyday beauty products, describe the natural ingredients that will best suit your skin type and give you advice on tried-and-tested Korean skincare regimes to make your skin glow.The Korean Skincare Bible will help you to feel truly confident in your own skin.Chapters:The history of Korean beautyThe importance of caring for your skinKorean beauty productsThe Korean beauty routineNatural ingredients in Korean beautyNatural beautyK-beauty do's and don'tsKorean beauty trendsKorean skincare answersKorean skincare tips for menKorean beauty travel tips

Ilex Press

The Drawing Ideas Book

Frances Stanfield
Authors:
Frances Stanfield

If you're stuck in a rut - or simply just stuck - this book is filled with ideas for what to draw, how to draw and even where and when to draw. Packed with arresting examples of creatives' drawings and sketchbooks from all over the world, it's sure to fire up your creativity.Imagine it, doodle it, sketch it, ink it and more. Discover the infinite possibilities of this essential art form, from its key mediums to unusual processes, across subjects from figure drawing and landscape sketching to abstract compositions.

Aster

Intention

Andrew Wallas
Authors:
Andrew Wallas
Gaia

The Little Book of Intentional Living

Carolyn Boyes
Authors:
Carolyn Boyes
Gaia

The Little Crystal Kit

Judy Hall
Authors:
Judy Hall

This enchanting little guide contains everything you need to enhance your life using crystals. Focusing on 15 key crystals, each recommended to complement a particular area of your life, Judy Hall provides essential information on how to choose, use, cleanse and programme your chosen stone.Whether it's Rose Quartz to improve your relationships, Goldstone to bring you wealth or Selenite to strengthen your spiritual practice, this crystal toolbox contains all you need to harness the power of crystals.Crystals included in the kit:- Green AventurineThis is the stone of prosperity and one of the premier crystals for attracting luck, abundance and success.- AmethystAn excellent aid for meditation, Amethyst turns your thoughts away from the mundane and towards tranquillity and deeper understanding.- Rose QuartzThis peaceful crystal is known as the 'Stone of Unconditional Love' and it transforms relationships with yourself and others, creating love and harmony.- CitrineA happy generous stone. It stimulates living in the moment, rather than living in your dreams.

Cassell

Dad Jokes

Dad Says Jokes
Authors:
Dad Says Jokes
Cassell

1001 Songs

Robert Dimery
Authors:
Robert Dimery
Mitchell Beazley

The Almanac

Lia Leendertz
Authors:
Lia Leendertz
Gaia

Write Yourself Happy

Megan C Hayes PhD
Authors:
Megan C Hayes PhD

Psychologists tell us that writing helps us cope with and recover from depression, anxiety, job loss and even heartbreak. Exciting new research shows that we can flourish further by actively choosing to write about positive emotions. Journalling is a hot trend - for personal expression, creativity, self-actualisation and goal-setting. In Write Yourself Happy, author Megan Hayes shows us how, using positive journalling, we can journal more consciously, writing in a way that engages and promotes our most supportive and life-affirming emotions.This practical workbook demonstrates how to put eight of the most commonly experienced positive emotions - joy, gratitude, serenity, interest, hope, pride, awe and love - to work, helping us not simply to feel better, but to live better.Based on groundbreaking research in positive psychology, and backed up by extensive scientific studies, the book includes practical exercises and case studies to inspire readers to shift their focus, use different words, see the world in a subtly different way - and discover how things go right when we write.Praise for Write Yourself Happy:'The power of positivity comes together with the power of the pen. It is a mighty force for well-being.'Miriam Akhtar MAPPAuthor of Positive Psychology for Overcoming Depression and What is Post-traumatic Growth?'Write Yourself Happy is filled with practical, applied and scientifically proven methods - it offers readers a direct path to increase positivity and sustain happiness. It is the perfect resource for optimal wellbeing.'Daniel J Tomasulo, PhD, TEP, MFA, MAPPPsychologist and author of Character Strengths Matter'This book is ideal for anyone who is looking for a creative and uplifting path to happiness. Megan's encouraging tone and fun exercises not only boost your mood but also help you to forge a stronger connection with yourself. I highly recommend the read - and doing each of the writing exercises in it!'Susanna HalonenThe Happyologist® and author of Screw Finding Your Passion'Forget the pressure to become a perfectionist Photoshop you. Write Yourself Happy is about easing into a reality that already exists and needs nothing more to bloom than pen on paper. Let the scientifically nuanced and reassuring rhythm of your compassionate Sherpa Megan C Hayes steal you away.'Kristen Truempy, MAPPCreator of the Positive Psychology Podcast 'Megan artfully combines the world of writing with positive psychology producing this guide to 'writing yourself happy'. Written with a delicate balance of scientifically based wellbeing advice alongside an open playfulness that allows the reader to consider and interpret things for themselves. It is thanks to reading this book that my clients, and of course myself, enjoy the many benefits of Positive Journaling.'Samantha SpaffordPsychologist and Director of Positive Mind Works

Cassell

Do Robots Make Love?

Laurent Alexandre, Jean-Michel Besnier
Authors:
Laurent Alexandre, Jean-Michel Besnier
Ilex Press

Bullet Grid Journal: Geometric

Cassell

1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die

Steven Jay Schneider
Authors:
Steven Jay Schneider

Expert critics in each genre of film, from romance to horror and sci-fi, have once again painstakingly revised this list of essential must see-movies to bring the must-watch list bang up to date for 2017, from great classics like The Birth of a Nation and Gone With the Wind to more recent offerings like Moonlight, Arrival, La La Land and Mad Max: Fury Road. Each entry tells you exactly why these films deserve inclusion in this definitive illustrated list, engaging readers in each film's concept development and production, including curious trivia facts about the movies, as well as the most famous pieces of memorabilia associated with them.Illustrated with hundreds of stunning film stills, portraits and poster art 1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die offers an incredible visual insight into the world of modern cinema. It puts together the most significant movies from all genres, from animation to Western, through action, comedy, documentary, musical, noir, romance, thriller, short and sci-fi. Movies from over 30 different countries have been included, offering a truly wide multi-cultural perspective, and the time span includes more than a century of extraordinary cinematography. Packed with vital statistics, and a few facts that might surprise you, this is a collector's must for the bookshelf as well as an entertaining read for all those who love the world of film. Whether your passion lies with The Blue Angel or Blue Velvet, from the films you shouldn't have missed the first time around, to the films you can see again and again, 1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die is the definitive guide for all movie lovers.

Cassell

1001 Books You Must Read Before You Die

Peter Boxall
Authors:
Peter Boxall

Completely revised and updated to include the most up-to-date selections, this is a bold and bright reference book to the novels and the writers that have excited the world's imagination. This authoritative selection of novels, reviewed by an international team of writers, critics, academics, and journalists, provides a new take on world classics and a reliable guide to what's hot in contemporary fiction. Featuring more than 700 illustrations and photographs, presenting quotes from individual novels and authors, and completely revised for 2012, this is the ideal book for everybody who loves reading.

Cassell

1001: Days That Shaped Our World

Peter Furtado
Authors:
Peter Furtado