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The Internal Flame

ISBN: 9780473455736

Author: Dr Roderick Mulgan    Publisher: Wild Side Publishing

All the health conscious seek insights that will lead to a long life... ... so if you want to know what is going to kill you, I can tell you. Perhaps not litera...


All the health conscious seek insights that will lead to a long life... ... so if you want to know what is going to kill you, I can tell you. Perhaps not literally—all rules have exceptions, but if you are in reasonable health and live in the Western world, you are unlikely to die of infection. Malnutrition, almost certainly not. A car crash is possible, but unlikely. If you fulfil the destiny of most affluent humans in this epoch, you will die of your immune system. You may be lucky enough to enjoy good health until the very end of your days, but the odds are against it. As you get older, the chances go up that something big, like a stroke or cancer, will drag down your quality of life. Well known healthy options, like eating coloured plants, and exercising, suppress big diseases. In large part they work by keeping the immune system in balance. A further option in the longevity, anti-inflammatory tool kit, and a major theme of this book, is the developing science of ‘functional food’. Functional foods, also known as nutraceuticals (and bioactives, and super foods) are foods, and edible novelties, like leaves and seeds, that are almost drug-like in their capacity to suppress inflammation. Seeking them out is indispensable for a maximum longevity strategy. If you’re already leading a healthy lifestyle, there’s still more you can you do to fight sickness and disease. This is the story of inflammation and health—what goes wrong as we age, and what you can do about it.—Dr R Mulgan


Bind: paperback


Pages: 256


Dimensions: 153 x 229 x 14 mm


Publication Date: 18-03-2019


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When The Crowd Stops Roaring

ISBN: 9780473468835

Author: Neven MacEwan    Publisher: Wild Side Publishing

The inspirational memoir of an extraordinary All Black, with a forward by Keith Quinn New Zealand rugby union player Neven MacEwan played 52 matches for the All...


The inspirational memoir of an extraordinary All Black, with a forward by Keith Quinn New Zealand rugby union player Neven MacEwan played 52 matches for the All Blacks from 1956 to 1962, including 20 internationals and two South African provincial matches as captain. In this frank and inspiring memoir, Neven talks about his early life, and his extraordinary success as a rugby player. A lock and number eight, Neven represented Wellington at a provincial level, before achieving the ultimate in New Zealand rugby—wearing the revered All Black jersey. His contemporaries included Tiny White, Don Clarke, Wilson Whineray, Kelvin Tremain, Colin Meads and Ian Clarke. But this is not just a memoir of rugby achievements; Neven talks frankly about the difficulties in his life ‘when the crowd stops roaring’ and the reality away from the rugby field. There are immense challenges, including being charged by New Zealand Police for theft, a suicide attempt, and his battle with alcoholism. But there is also hope, triumph and new beginnings in this candid memoir, with Neven going on to give back and help numerous others who have lost their way. All Black, school teacher, shipping travel agent, public relations officer, prison chaplain, husband, father and grandfather, When the Crowd Stops Roaring is an insightful biography of an extraordinary New Zealander, both on and off the rugby playing field.


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Publication Date: 05-04-2019


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Ecological Dwellings : A&D series

ISBN: 9788415223801

Publisher: Monsa

This is a superbly illustrated source of inspiration for architects looking to create truly sustainable projects. Creating a truly sustainable architectural pro...


This is a superbly illustrated source of inspiration for architects looking to create truly sustainable projects. Creating a truly sustainable architectural project is a hugely complicated, yet extremely rewarding challenge. One in which architects must take into account not only the immediate impact of construction and the types of materials used, but also the continued effect of the project on its environment, and the suitability of the mechanical and technological systems used within the project. Superbly illustrated with full-colour photographs and detailed architectural plans and drawings, Ecological Dwelling brings together some of the latest trends and innovations in sustainable architecture, providing architects with and indispensible source of inspiration. Slipcase edition


Bind: hardback


Pages: 240


Dimensions: 240 x 290 mm


$250.00 $130.00
Extreme Architecture : A&D series

ISBN: 9788415223504

Publisher: Monsa

This is a lavishly illustrated showcase of the latest architectural solutions of creating successful projects in extreme locations. Filled with stunning full-co...


This is a lavishly illustrated showcase of the latest architectural solutions of creating successful projects in extreme locations. Filled with stunning full-colour photography and detailed architectural illustrations and plans, "Extreme Architecture" showcases some of the most creative and innovative solutions to an age-old problem - how to make the best use of either limited or unusual space without compromising on style and comfort. Featuring a wide range of projects - from cliff-edge contemporary to houses spaced over longitudinal and transverse double slopes - architects and designers will find inspiration and ideas in abundance. Slipcase edition.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 240


Dimensions: 240 x 290 mm


$250.00 $130.00
Contemporary Green Renovation : A&D series

ISBN: 9788415223511

Publisher: Monsa

This is a superbly illustrated look at the ways contemporary architects and designers tackle the challenges of sustainability. "Contemporary Green Renovations" ...


This is a superbly illustrated look at the ways contemporary architects and designers tackle the challenges of sustainability. "Contemporary Green Renovations" presents projects about rehabilitation, renovation or addition on existing buildings of any typology. Sustainability is at the core of these contemporary designs and is a constant feature in all the projects - alongside other including other key issues like passive energy design strategies, minimization of resources, waste and CO2 emissions, the use of recycled and green materials, renewable power generation, rainwater management, zero-carbon footprint or even social sustainability-interaction between spaces. Slipcase edition


Bind: hardback


Pages: 240


Dimensions: 240 x 290 mm


$250.00 $130.00
Low Cost Houses : A&D series

ISBN: 9788415223573

Publisher: Monsa

This title presents a superbly illustrated look at the latest trends and innovations in low-cost housing solutions. This visually stunning volume brings togethe...


This title presents a superbly illustrated look at the latest trends and innovations in low-cost housing solutions. This visually stunning volume brings together some of the finest examples of innovative, stylish, and high-concept yet low-cost architectural solutions. Filled with superb full-colour photography, detailed architectural illustrations, and descriptions of each project, this is an invaluable resource for architects and designers looking for inspiration. Slipcase edition


Bind: hardback


Pages: 240


Dimensions: 240 x 290 mm


$250.00 $130.00
Urban Landscapes : A&D series

ISBN: 9788415223795

Publisher: Monsa

This is a innovative collection of sustainable urban landscape projects from around the world. The ever growing demand for incorporating natural elements into m...


This is a innovative collection of sustainable urban landscape projects from around the world. The ever growing demand for incorporating natural elements into manmade environments in a sustainable manner has led to increasing recognition of landscape architects by the rest of the profession. Urban Landscapes, with its full-colour photography and detailed architectural plans, brings together some of the most innovative and exciting projects from both established and up-and-coming landscape architects. Slipcase edition.


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Pages: 240


Dimensions: 240 x 290 mm


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The Last Pier

ISBN: 9781843915645

Author: Roma Tearne    Publisher: Hesperus Press

How deep the summer had bitten into the land that last August, how cruelly it had burnt into earth and grass and air. What had started out as a pastel and water...


How deep the summer had bitten into the land that last August, how cruelly it had burnt into earth and grass and air. What had started out as a pastel and water-faded spring turning so unexpectedly into a splintering, shimmering thing. All that had been required was a spark to cause a fire. Why had no one noticed? The summer of 1939 broke the Maudsley family. Cecily was only thirteen years-old and desperate to grow up; desperate to be as beautiful and desired and reckless as her older sister Rose. Now, in her forties, the family resemblance is uncanny but Cecily is a shadow of her former self. A part of her died that fateful summer. Returning to the deserted family farm as an adult, Cecily recalls the light before the storm, before the war came and before the terrible family tragedy. It was a summer of laughter and icecream, promises and first love. She remembers her father’s unrequited love for her, her melancholy mother and her brittle and argumentative aunt Kitty, and how everyone, somehow, was guarding a secret. None more so than the impossibly beautiful Rose. And in her childhood innocence, between snatches of misunderstood conversations, Cecily helps set in motion a chain of devastating events. Wandering through the family home twenty-nine years later, Cecily hopes to lay some ghosts to rest but the past has yet to give up some shocking secrets…


Bind: paperback


Pages: 352


Publication Date: 20-04-2015


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Pollyanna Grows Up

ISBN: 9781843915522

Author: Eleanor Porter    Publisher: Hesperus Press

In this sequel to the classic children's book Pollyanna, our beloved heroine continues to cheer up everyone around her with her sunny personality and relentless...


In this sequel to the classic children's book Pollyanna, our beloved heroine continues to cheer up everyone around her with her sunny personality and relentless good humour. When we left Pollyanna at the end of the first book, she was trying very hard to stay positive after a car accident injured her spine and paralysed her. Now old fans and new will be intrigued to read about Pollyanna's miraculous recovery: she can walk - something she was assured she would never be able to do again!Now that Pollyanna's aunt has married kind old Dr Chilton, the newlyweds whisk Pollyanna off to Europe every winter and all three start to enjoy their newfound family. Pollyanna also has the chance to travel to Boston, and makes plenty of new friends as well as reuniting with her oldest pals. As Pollyanna grows up, she matures into a thoughtful young lady but never loses her characteristic spark of good cheer. Her goal in life is still to be glad under all circumstances, but with her aunt experiencing a tragedy and Pollyanna herself getting embroiled in a complicated love triangle, it will take a special type of person to come through it all with a smile on her face.Luckily Pollyanna is a very special young lady indeed.


Bind: paperback


Pages: 256


Publication Date: 20-02-2015


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Long Ago and Far Away : Eight Traditional Fairy Tales

ISBN: 9781843913627

Author: Various    Publisher: Hesperus Press

Suddenly, fairy tales are everywhere. Up to ten major feature films have been made or are in production using as a basis traditional fairy tales that...


Suddenly, fairy tales are everywhere. Up to ten major feature films have been made or are in production using as a basis traditional fairy tales that we think we are all familiar with. But are we? \n This collection reprints or retranslates the earliest versions of eight of those tales, and shows how they are sometimes very far from the stuff of cosy bedtime stories or jolly pantomimes. \n The stories include: \n The Little Mermaid \n Sleeping Beauty \n Cinderella \n Beauty and the Beast \n Jack and the Beanstalk \n Snow White \n Hansel and Gretel \n Little Red Riding Hood


Pages: 140


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