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Trekking in Greenland
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Dillon, Paddy

Trekking in Greenland : the Arctic Circle Trail : from Kangerlussuag to Sisimiut / Paddy Dillon

Kendal : Cicerone, 2019

Abstract: A comprehensive guidebook for hiking the Arctic Circle Trail, which crosses the largest ice-free area of West Greenland, 25-30 miles north of the Arctic Circle. At just over 100 miles long, and taking 7 to 10 days to complete, this splendid backpacking route runs from Kangerlussuaq to Sisimiut - both with airport access.

Botanical artistry
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Trickey, Julia

Botanical artistry : plants, projects & processes / Julia Trickey

[Regno unito] : Two Rivers Press, 2019

Smile
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Doyle, Roddy

Smile / Roddy Doyle

London : Vintage, 2018

Abstract: Who is unreliable? Just moved in to a new apartment, alone for the first time in years, Victor Forde goes every evening to Donnelly's pub for a pint, a slow one. One evening his drink is interrupted. A man in shorts and pink shirt brings over his pint and sits down. He seems to know Victor's name and to remember him from school. Says his name is Fitzpatrick. Victor dislikes him on sight, dislikes too the memories that Fitzpatrick stirs up of five years being taught by the Christian Brothers. He prompts other memories too--of Rachel, his beautiful wife who became a celebrity, and of Victor's own small claim to fame, as the man who says the unsayable on the radio. But it's the memories of high school, and of one particular Brother, that he cannot control and which eventually threaten to destroy his sanity.

Tour du Mont Blanc
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Manthorpe, Jim

Tour du Mont Blanc : 50 large-scale walking maps & guides to 12 towns and villages - planning, places to stay, places to eat / Jim Manthorpe

2. ed.

Hindhead : Trailblazer, 2018

Abstract: Practical, all-in-one guide to walking the Mont Blanc trail with trail maps, where to stay and eat, and public transport information. At 4810m (15,781ft), Mont Blanc is the highest mountain in western Europe, and one of the most famous mountains in the world. The trail (105 miles, 168km) that circumnavigates the massif, passing through France, Italy and Switzerland, is the most popular long distance walk in Europe. Includes: * 60 maps - 12 town and village plans and 50 large-scale walking maps - at 1:20,000 - showing route times, gradients, where to stay, interesting features. Walking directions, tricky junctions, places to stay and eat, points of interest and walking times are all written onto the maps themselves in the places to which they apply. With their uncluttered clarity, these are not general-purpose maps but fully-edited maps drawn by walkers for walkers. * Itineraries for all walkers - whether walking the 105 mile (168km) route in its entirety, or sampling the highlights on day walks and short breaks. * Practical information for all budgets - where to stay (campsites, giÌ tes, hostels, B&Bs, lodges and hotels), where to eat, what to see. * Comprehensive background information - the Alps, flora and fauna, the history of mountaineering and trekking in the region and the conquest of Mont Blanc in 1786 by Bourrit and Balmat. * Full public transport information - for all access points. * Climbing Mont Blanc - practical information, guides, the route to the top.

Music by the numbers
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Maor, Eli

Music by the numbers : from Pythagoras to Schoenberg / Eli Maor

Princeton ; Oxford : Princeton University Press, 2018

Abstract: How music has influenced mathematics, physics, and astronomy from ancient Greece to the twentieth century.

Antarctica
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Soper, Tony

Antarctica : a guide to the wildlife / Tony Soper ; illustrations by Dafila Scott

7. ed.

Chalfon St. Peter : Bradt Travel Guides ; Guilford : The globe Pequod pressLtd, 2018.

Abstract: Updated throughout, the 7th edition of Bradt's Antarctica: a Guide to Wildlife is the most practical guide to the flora and fauna available for those 'going south'. Celebrating the amazing and often unique species of this spectacular environment, the title features chapters on the region's famous whales and penguins, and also on lesser known species such as skuas and sheathbills, with full coverage of plumage and identification. Each chapter is accompanied by vibrant illustrations from Dafila Scott to help bring species to life. Tony Soper's immaculate and engaging text remains the indispensible choice for the intrepid wildlife enthusiast. Antarctica's wildlife is under threat. The Southern Ocean is warming and the most obvious effect is on the continental ice shelves. Spectacular retreats and monster carvings from the west coast of the peninsula have been seen in recent decades. Less ice means fewer krill, which depend on the ice-edge for the algae which nourish them. In turn, this will impact on seal and whale numbers. In the case of penguins, while kings and macaronis, for instance, are doing well, the magnificently adapted and truly Antarctic species, Adélies and emperors, are in decline. In the case of emperors, maybe by as much as 50%. Bradt's Antarctica not only helps you to identify and understand species and habitats, it also explains the issues faced by this extraordinary continent, regarded by many as one of the most precious places on the planet

The Karnischer Höhenweg
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Hayes, John

The Karnischer Höhenweg : a 1-2 week trek on the Carnic Peace Trail : Austria and Italy / by John Hayes

Kendal : Cicerone, 2018

Abstract: English-language guidebook to the Karnischer Höhenweg, a 170km waymarked hut-to-hut trek along the border between Italy and Austria. Also known as the Carnic Peace Trail, it runs west to east along the Ridge of the Carnic Alps, the site of the WW1 front line. With information on planning your trip, accommodation and the history of the area.

Tour of the Jungfrau region
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Reynolds, Kev

Tour of the Jungfrau region / by Kev Reynolds

3rd. ed.

Kendal : Cicerone, 2018

Abstract: A clockwise circuit of 111 km beginning at Schynige Platte and ending at Wilderswil, this tour of the Jungfrau region is broken into 10 stages (with alternatives offered), through the Bernese Oberland under the Mönch, Eiger and Jungfrau

Trekking in Bhutan
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Jordans, Bart

Trekking in Bhutan : 22 multi-day treks including the Jhomolhari, Druk Path, Lunana and Dagala treks / Bart Jordans

3. ed.

Kendal : Cicerone, 2018

Abstract: The trails in this guidebook vary from 2 to 23 days long. The routes are mostly in western and central Bhutan, and range from easy to strenuous depending on the length, altitude and difficulty. Includes advice on cultural awareness

Walks and scrambles in the Moroccan Anti-Atlas
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Wood, David

Walks and scrambles in the Moroccan Anti-Atlas / David Wood

Kendal : Cicerone, 2018

Walking in Portugal
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Mok, Andrew - Whitmarsh, Simon

Walking in Portugal : 40 graded short and multi-day walks throughout the country / Andrew Mok and Simon Whitmarsh

Kendal : Cicerone, 2018

Abstract: Portugal is something of an undiscovered gem for hikers, offering beautiful, diverse landscapes and vast amounts of space. Thanks to its variety of micro-climates, it is possible to find pleasant walking conditions in all seasons, and the multitude of trails boast fantastic scenery and are rich in natural, historical and cultural interest. This guide describes 40 graded walks, ranging from gentle family strolls to strenuous mountain hikes (including Portugal's highest peak) and multi-day routes. The walks are spread throughout Portugal, with a focus on the country's many natural and national parks, including Peneda-Geres, Serra da Estrela and Costa Vicentina. Clear route description is illustrated with 1:50,000 mapping and a route summary table makes it easy to choose the right walk. As well as practical travel advice, there is information on Portugal's geology, history, plants, wildlife and agriculture and on numerous local points of interest.

Hand-stitched landscapes and flowers
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Witten, Katrina

Hand-stitched landscapes and flowers : 10 charming embroidery projects with templates / Katrina Witten

Tunbridge Wells : Search Press, 2019

Abstract: Handstitched Landscapes and Flowers is a beautiful exploration of the potential of embroidery in depicting the natural world. Katrina Witten, who is a regular on crafts channel Hochanda, uses just six simple stitches, delicate embellishments and an array of techniques and fabrics to portray pastoral scenes of fields, flowers and creatures with eye-catching three-dimensional effects.

Botswana safari guide
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McIntyre, Chris

Botswana safari guide : Okavango Delta, Chobe, Northern Kalahari / Chris McIntyre

5. ed.

Chalfont St. Peter : Bradt travel guide ; Guilford : Globe Pequot press, 2018

Abstract: Botswana Safari Guide – Expert travel tips and information on everything from Maun highlights to safaris and itineraries, wildlife identification and walking tours. This guide also includes lodges and camps, the Okavango Delta, birdwatching, Chobe National Park, Central Kalahari and Moremi Game reserves, Victoria Falls and Tsodilo Hills

Quilted throws, bags & accessories
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Kono, Sanae

Quilted throws, bags & accessories : 28 inspired projects made with patchwork, paper piecing & appliqué / Sanae Kono ; photographers: Toshikatsu Watanabe, Noriaki Moriya ; translation : Ai Toyoda Jirka

Tunbridge Wells : Search Press Limited, 2018

Abstract: Designs inspired by traditional quilting techniques with 28 projects featuring squares, log cabins, hexagons, diamonds, spools, and more for making beautiful quilts, bags, throws, pouches, table runners, and pillows!

Svalbard
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Umbreit, Andreas

Svalbard : Spitsbergen, Jan Mayen, Franz Josef Land / [Andreas Umbreit] ; updated by Roger Norum, James Proctor ; with additional contributions from Anika Paust

6. ed.

Chalfont St Peter : Bradt Travel Guides ; Guilford : The Globe Pequot Press, 2018

Abstract: The Bradt guide to Svalbard (Spitsbergen), including Franz Josef Land and Jan Mayen, is a unique, standalone guidebook to this evocative Arctic archipelago, a place that is plunged into darkness for four months each year and where there are 4,000 snow scooters for a population of just 2,500. This new sixth edition has been thoroughly updated throughout and offers new material on everything from adventure tours to accommodation, environmental change to restaurants. Also covered are the restoration of Barentsburg and the opening of Svalbard's historic mines to visitors. Newly updated and amended, this edition reflects important recent changes in the archipelago, making it the perfect guide to a quintessential bucket-list destination. Possibly the most remote destination in the developed world, Svalbard is as off the beaten track as you can get in Europe today. A destination where there are more polar bears than people, Svalbard is the planet's most northerly settled land and the top (if not the end) of the world. It was on and around Svalbard that most of David Attenborough' Frozen Planet was filmed. A trip to Svalbard easily lends itself to notching up geographic superlatives (most northerly kebab, most northerly souvenir shop, etc) and adventurous travellers seek out experiences such as husky driving and hikes across the permafrost, charmed by the island law that requires everyone to carry a rifle anywhere outside of Longyearbyen, a constant reminder of Svalbard's 3,000-strong polar bear population. The main tourist period falls in Svalbard's brief summer, from June to August, when it's light around the clock and not very cold. However, increasingly popular for winter sports - especially because the next few years will enjoy unusually high Northern Lights activity - are the so-called 'light winter' months (March-May), when there is both sunlight and snow. The winter season itself (November/December-March) offers many possibilities for outdoor adventure - and the polar night is an experience in itself. Despite winter temperatures that can drop to over 40 below zero, Svalbard's glorious mountains, majestic fjords and sprawling valleys are the perfect setting for adventurous journeys out to the back of beyond, giving visitors a unique vantage point on a unique tourist destination. This brand-new edition of Svalbard provides all of the practical and background information you'll need to explore this wild place, turning the hostile into the hospitable. Bradt's Svalbard is written by Roger Norum, an expert in the region who writes regularly on northern Norway for the press and who teaches Norwegian language and translation at University College London. He is also a Research Fellow at the University of Leeds, where he carries out research on the links between tourism, travel writing and environmental change in the European Arctic.

Rwanda
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Briggs, Philip

Rwanda : the Bradt travel guide / Philip Briggs ; contributing author Janice Booth ; updated by Sean Connolly

7. ed.

Chalfont St. Peter : Bradt ; Guilford : The globe pequot press, 2018

Abstract: Rwanda, dubbed the 'Land of a Thousand Hills' is emerging from its troubled past to become a key ecotourism destination. This guide offers sound, practical advice for the independent traveller.

Mini Cross Stitch
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Powell, Michael <artista>

Mini Cross Stitch / Michael Powell

Turnbridge Wells : Search Press, 2018

English grammar with maestra Lidia
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Pellini, Lidia

English grammar with maestra Lidia : grammatica inglese per gli alunni delle classi 3., 4. e 5. della scuola primaria : con esercitazioni per le prove INVALSI / Lidia Pellini ; [illustrazioni di Francesco Barbieri]

[Regno Unito] : Trinity Whitebridge, 2018

Strategic reframing
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Ramírez, Rafael - Wilkinson, Angela

Strategic reframing : the Oxford scenario planning approach / Rafael Ramírez and Angela Wilkinson

Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2018

Abstract: This bookprovides clear information and guidance on how to do scenario planning to support strategy and public policy. The book describes the Oxford Scenario Planning Approach (OSPA), an intellectually rigorous and practical methodolgy.

Every breath
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Sparks, Nicholas

Every breath / Nicholas Sparks

London : Sphere, 2018