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Actress, author and paranormal investigator, Nicola Kelleher, reveals the bizarre and unexpected tales to be uncovered in our graveyards and cemeteries. From the last man to die in a duel, to star-crossed lovers, family feuds, tragic romances and a woman who was mummified by her own doctor. Sometimes heart-warming, always intriguing and occasionally terrifying we learn of many tombstone mysteries including the mausoleum that contains a time machine, the headstone that bleeds, the resting places of monsters and a child who could heal with her touch.
This beautifully and uniquely illustrated book helps children learn the power of kindness through images and poetry. Sienna Anderson has photographed a family of red squirrels who visit her Isle of Wight garden — and with whom she has built a special bond of trust — as they interact with objects which vary from musical instruments to paint brushes. Sienna’s heart-warming images, combined with her lyrical text, give children an unforgettable guide and preparation for the challenges of modern life.
When Sean became James tells the story of the making of Dr No and of the unique and very different groups of men who came together to accidentally create one of the most influential films of all time. ‘The original filmmakers were Cubby and Harry, Ian Fleming, Terence Young and Sean Connery. They all created something extraordinary. They changed cinema history. They pushed the envelope.’
Volume 2 of Philip Hogge's popular anthology of stories set in flying's Golden Age. Although fiction, all of Philip's tales are based on fact, and relate to real situations experienced by him or his colleagues. If you have ever wondered how it felt to be in the cockpit of a BOAC passenger jet in the mid to late 20th century, then Philip Hogge's fact-based stories will take you there with all the colour, detail and human drama that you could wish for.
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British Eagle, Britain’s second biggest independent airline, was bankrupted by the policies of all the governments, Conservative and Labour, who ruled Britain between 1948 and 1968. Each administration, to a greater or lesser degree, hamstrung Eagle and other independent airlines with policies that favoured the bloated, inefficient, state-owned carriers. Aviation journalist and author, Rob Coppinger, has painstakingly researched the trials and tribulations of this remarkable airline.
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Uffa Fox was the most influential designer in yacht racing history. His ‘planing’ dinghies and keel boats were infinitely faster and more seaworthy than the older, heavier boats which had dominated the sport since the late nineteenth century. This new biography, the first for fifty years, shows how a carpenter’s son from East Cowes not only transformed his sport but also created an international legacy which thrives to this day.