By Paul Devereux
Since ancient times humans have honoured places of power in the landscape to gain healing, wisdom and access the world of spirit. In this book expert author Paul Devereux draws on the evidence from the disciplines of sacred geometry, archaeology, archaeoastronomy and archaeoacoustics to map out the hidden meaning in ancient sites and landforms. Through this thoroughly-researched and comprehensive key to the ancient patterns of sacred sites and landscapes around the world, you'll discover how our ancestors were intimately connected with the land in mind, body and spirit. Power places - investigating magnetic and other natural forces at sacred sites Understanding shamanic landscapes - the meaning of the Nazca lines and other giant ground markings The new science of archaeoacoustics - echo and 'ringing' stones found at prehistoric sites Cognitive archaeology - a new approach to archaeology and its radical findingsFeaturing the latest scientific and archaeological research, and containing satellite imagery, maps and diagrams that provide new insights into ancient sites, Sacred Geography allows you to see the landscape through the eyes of our ancestors and reconnect with the natural world once more.
By Stephen Skinner
"Sacred Geometry" examines the geometric framework that underlies all aspects of nature, revealing how man uses these frameworks to build enduring, sacred structures that connect him with the spirit. This book reveals the geometry that lies behind the mysteries of the Earth and, through thoroughly researched chapters, including sections on astronomy, landscape, architecture and art, will give you a deeper understanding of our world.
The Sacred Sites Bible
By Anthony Taylor
From the extraordinary Machu Picchu set high in the Andes to Uluru in the central Australian desert, and from Britain's Glastonbury Tor to Saint Catherine's Monastery beneath Mount Sinai, this book is a homage to those sites around the world that have inspired faith, devotion and mystical experiences. Understand the spiritual significance of major buildings such as Borobudur in Java and Chartres Cathedral in France, learn about the sacred traditions associated with each monument and unlock the symbolic meaning of incredible landscapes and natural landforms. Featuring reconstructions, location maps and plans of the sites as they would have appeared at their height, along with key pilgrimage routes and advice on when to visit them, The Sacred Sites Bible is an essential guide to these ancient wonders.
The Sacred Sex Bible
By Cassandra Lorius
The Sacred Sex Bible is a comprehensive illustrated guide to sex and spirituality, which looks at historical and cultural currents in sexuality and the influence of both Western and Eastern traditions. From pagan rites to neo-Tantra (Tantra in the West) there are examples of sexual practice and rituals, along with exercises on breathing and visualization as pathways to sacred sex, or blissful union with the divine.
By Alain Sebe, Berny Sebe
35 years spent getting to know the desert in every sense, convinced Alain Sebe of the power and longevity in the desert's voice. These fabulous photographs reveal some of the fascination for this immense expanse straddling the Tropic of Cancer and running from the Atlantic Sea to the Nile Valley. With text by Berny Sebe, these images combine to create an insight into the land, it's people costumes and traditions.
This compact yet comprehensive little book shows exactly why salads have become one of the most popular dishes on today's restaurant menus. It provides expert and easy guidance on how to create simple yet delicious small salads that are perfect as starters or sides. It also tackles those elegant and substantial main-course salads such as Warm Duck and Walnut Salad and Roasted Root Vegetable Salad with Feta Cheese. All that, and a range of tasty salad dressings are included, too.
Salt Sugar Smoke
By Diana Henry
This comprehensive book takes a fresh look at preserving. Jams and jellies, chutneys and pickles, smoked and potted meats and cured fish, cordials and alcohols, vegetables in oil, mustards and vinegars - here are recipes to fill the larder with the most delicious conserves of all kinds. Award-winning food writer Diana Henry has sourced preserves from many different cuisines, from familiar fruit jams to more unusual recipes such as Georgian plum sauce, rhubarb schnapps and Middle Eastern pickled turnips. There is expert advice and instruction on techniques where necessary - from successful smoking (without expensive equipment) to foolproof jellies. As always Diana's irresistible narrative style makes you feel she is in the kitchen with you, guiding you gently through the recipes and providing fascinating background that ranges from the traditions of wild mushroom picking in Italy, Scandinavia and Russia to Simone de Beauvoir (who compared making jam to capturing time). Preserving makes the most of seasonal ingredients and intensifies flavours wonderfully. It's also a delicious way of making everyday food special and giving friends and family something beautifully home-made. From elderflower in spring and summer tomatoes, to autumn berries and winter vodkas, the recipes in this book will provide you with season after season of wonderful preserves.
By Amber Locke
Celebrate the glory of vegetables all year round with these spectacularly tasty soups. From a refreshing Watermelon Gazpacho, perfect for a summer's afternoon, to a chunky, wholesome Black-Eyed Bean Chilli stew to warm you up on a cold winter's night, soup is not just incredibly versatile but is also an easy way to make the most of fresh, seasonal ingredients. Try Curried Greens and Coconut, Butternut Noodle, Sparkling Pineapple soup, and many more.Featuring more than 100 recipes, including extra toppings and twists to transform your bowl, Savour has something for everyone.
Everybody loves the comfort and unbeatable taste of a savoury bake that is fresh from the oven. And, best of all, these recipes are so easy, quick and tempting that they are sure to become beloved by the whole family. All you need to serve with a bake is a salad and you have an easy-to-prepare, well-balanced and totally delicious family lunch or dinner. Savoury bakes are the perfect way to bring family and friends together over a wholesome meal that contains all the flavours and love of proper home cooking.
By Steve Holland
By Steve Holland
Sci-Fi Art Now
By John Freeman
The Science of Building A Racing Car
The Science of Creating Chocolate
The Science of Jungle Medicine
The Science of Forensic Investigation
The Science of Searching for Life in Space