Where Our Food Comes From
An Illustrated Guide to Farming
Nicola de Pulford & John Hitchins
Behind the Hedge is for everyone who wants to know more about the food we eat, the land it is grown and reared on, and those who farm it.
This Classic narrative of rural life in the late 1800s transports the reader to the vast downs of the Salisbury Plain. It vividly captures life at that time and place, covering every subject related to a shepherd's work and life, from his beloved sheep dog, to the local landowner.
Going for a walk can be great fun, educational and healthy. While adults enjoy walking for its own sake, children need a purpose and to keep their brain and body occupied.
‘Are we nearly there yet?” is the most common question asked numerous times throughout a journey when you are travelling with children. The excitement of travel quickly wears off, as the journey seems to go on and on. Keeping children busy and active in such a situation is not easy especially if you can only take limited amounts of hand luggage. This book sets out to provide some simple answers to this age-old problem.
A celebration of the contribution made by women to the early history of mountaineering. Early mountaineering is too easily seen as dominated by men and viewed as among the manliest of activities.